On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfred Burchett, Australian communist and writer (Catapult to Freedom), born in Clifton Hill, Melbourne (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Whymper, English mountaineer 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865), dies at 71
1911 Highlights

About September 16, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo