On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st European post delivered by air (Hendon to Windsor, England)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gorton, Australian politician, 19th Prime Minister of Australia (1968-71), born in Wellington New Zealand (disputed) (d. 2002)
  • Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972)
1911 Highlights

About September 9, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo