On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 20 people are killed by the bubonic plague in a small Madagascan village

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Francis is named Time magazine's person of the year

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Branden, Canadian writer, dies from a lung infection at 84
  • Nadir Afonso, Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter, dies at 93