On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 2019

Historical Events

Sports History

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli scores career-best 254 not out to move past 7,000 Test runs on day 2 of the 2nd Test against South Africa in Mumbai; India wins by an innings and 137 runs

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the peace deal with Eritrea

Famous Deaths

  • Alexei Leonov, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod 2, first person to walk in space), dies at 85
  • Robert Forster [Foster], American actor (Medium Cool, Jackie Brown), dies of cancer at 78
2019 Highlights

About October 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I