Sheepshead Bay in 1911
Born this Year...
The World in 1911...
- May 30th - First Indianapolis 500 race held. Speeds averaged 78
miles per hour.
- Sept. 11th - Calbraith P. Rodgers takes off from Sheepshead Bay
aboard his aeroplane, the "Vin Fiz", on the first coast-to-coast flight in America.
He lands in Long Beach, California 82 hours later.
1911 Photo Gallery...
1911 at the track...
- Tracks in New York are closed from 1910 through 1913
as the state bans all forms of wagering on horse races.