On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Gun magazine of French battleship Liberte explode

Declaration of WarItalo-Turkish War

Italy declares war on Turkey, starting the Italo-Turkish War
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Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.
Italian airships bomb Turkish positions. The Italo-Turkish War was the first conflict to feature aerial bombardment.
  • Yanks steal 15 bases & get 13 walks, beating Browns 16-12; with a major-league record 6 stolen bases in 1 inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald Victor Jones, CH, FRS natural philosopher