On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1911

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)
1911 Highlights

About January 18, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn