On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1911

Historical Events

  • Calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing 1st transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, NY, Sept 17)
  • Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tripoli & Cyrenaica

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Rogers, American cowboy actor and singer ("Happy Trails"; Roy Rogers Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1998)
1911 Highlights

About November 5, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio