What Happened on January 18, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Delaunay, French writer, magazine publisher (Le Jazz Hot), jazz musiclogist (Hot Discography), record label founder, and music promoter, born in Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, France (d. 1988)
  • Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • Gabor Darvas, Hungarian composer, born in Satu Mare, Romania (d. 1985)
Born in 1911
1911 Highlights

About January 18, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn