On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1911

Historical Events

  • Red Tuesday; 20,000 protest for universal rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, born in Granhammar Castle, Uppland, Sweden (d. 1980)
  • Weldon Hart, American composer, born in Bear-Place Spring, Tennessee (d. 1957)

Person of interestWilliam Golding

William Golding, English novelist (Lord of the Flies, Nobel Prize for Literature 1983), born in Newquay, Cornwall (d. 1993)

Nobel Laureate and Novelist William Golding
Nobel Laureate and Novelist
William Golding

1911 Highlights

About September 19, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo