What Happened on September 1, 1911

Historical Events

Fokker Goes for a Spin

Anthony Fokker famously flies his aircraft "Spin" around the tower of the Grote Kerk in Haarlem

  • M Fourny sets world aircraft distance record of 720 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
Born in 1911

About September 1, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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