On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1911

Historical Events


Declaration of WarItalo-Turkish War

1st aerial reconnaissance mission is flown by an Italian pilot over Turkish lines during the Italo-Turkish War

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Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.
Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.
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1911 Highlights

About October 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio