What happened this day in history November 11, 1918

What are the important events that happened on November 11, 1918? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 11, 1918: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 11, 1918 is the 315th day of the year 1918 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 50 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 29, 1918 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $8,955.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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November 11, 1918 Historical Events

  • 1918
    Emperor Charles I of Austria relinquishes power.
  • 1918
    Józef Piłsudski assumes supreme military power in Poland - symbolic first day of Polish independence.
  • 1918
    World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne, France. The fighting officially ends at 11:00 a.m., (the eleventh hour in the eleventh month on the eleventh day) and this is annually honoured with a two-minute silence. The war officially ends on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28th June, 1919.

Who were born on November 11, 1918?

  • 1918
    Stubby Kaye, American comic actor (d. 1997)

Who died on November 11, 1918?

  • 1918
    George Lawrence Price, Canadian WWI soldier (b. 1892)

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