On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Riefling, Norwegian concert pianist and pedagogue (Royal Danish Academy, 1967-88; Norwegian Academy of Music from ,1973-88), born in Aker, Norway (d. 1988)
1911 Highlights

About September 17, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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