On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Glenn Curtiss pilots 1st successful hydroplane, San Diego
  • Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden

Famous Birthdays

  • Norbert Schultze, composer
  • Polykarp Kusch, American nuclear physicist: Nobel 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dilke, British statesman and Radical politician, dies at 67