On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First transcontinental air race ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Blakey, American drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Jean Vander Pyl, American voice, radio and film actress (The Flintstones, The Jetsons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)