President Theodore Roosevelt takes his first plane right at the International Aviation Meet in Berkeley on this date, according to a history from the City of Berkeley. He described the experience with pilot Arch Hoxsey as “bully.” 

Photo credit: Roosevelt Memorial Association, Former Owner, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey’s plane at St. Louis, Mo. [United States: s.n, 1910] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress,