On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1911

Historical Events

  • Remains of a neanderthal man found on Jersey, Channel Islands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Zeppelin "Deutscheland" wrecked at Dusseldorf

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Famous Birthdays

  • Olaff J de Landell [JB Wemmerslager van Sparwoude], writer
1911 Highlights

About May 16, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus