On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, British professor of occupational health, born in Kessingland, Suffolk (d. 1997)
  • Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor, born in Barnstaple, Somerfield (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Edvard Rusjan, Slovene flight pioneer (b. 1886)
  • Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (Song of our Saviour), dies at 57
1911 Highlights

About January 9, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn