What Happened on September 9, 1913

Historical Events

  • Russian pilot Pyotr Nesterov becomes the first pilot to fly a loop, doing so in his Nieuport IV monoplane; he is arrested for ten days for endangering government property

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician and count (Prime Minister of Belgium 1896-99, 1899-1907), dies at 70
1913 Highlights

About September 9, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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