On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1911

Historical Events

  • The first official flight with air mail takes place in Allahabad, British India, when Henri Pequet, a 23-year-old pilot, delivers 6,500 letters to Naini, about 10 km away.

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Murdoch, Australian cricket batsman (18 Tests Australia, 1 England; 2 x 100s; NSW, Sussex CCC, London CCC), dies from apoplexy at 56
1911 Highlights

About February 18, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius