What Happened on September 18, 1911

Historical Events

  • Britain's 1st twin-engine airplane (Short S.39) test flown

Event of Interest

Louis Napoleon Parker's "Disraeli" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Syd Howe, Canadian Hockey HOF left wing (Stanley Cup 1936, 37, 43 Detroit Red Wings), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1976)
Born in 1911

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Stolypin, 3rd Prime Minister of Russia (1906-11), shot and murdered at the Kiev Opera House aged 49

About September 18, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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