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Historical Events In 1911

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jan 01   Belgian Mining law introduces 9½-hour work day on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history south Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government  

Jan 02   In the year 1911 bkln Dodgers pres Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000  

Jan 03   In the year 1911 john Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)  

Jan 03   US postal savings bank inaugurated on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Portuguese expel Jesuits in the year 1911.  

Jan 05   In the year 1911 san Francisco has it's first air meet  

Jan 07   1st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, SF on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Jan 07   First airplane bombing experiments with explosives, San Francisco on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder) in the year 1911.  

Jan 09   In the year 1911 edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 09   Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health in the year 1911.  

Jan 09   Toronto born Mary Pickford (Gladys Smith) appears in her first IMP film, Their First Misunderstanding in the year 1911.  

Jan 10   1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego in the year 1911.  

Jan 10   Honduras signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history jan Boon, [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)  

Jan 10   The first photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Trumper scored double cricket ton vs South Africa, goes on to get 214 in the year 1911.  

Jan 11   Record Alberta low temperature of -61.1C recorded at Fort Vermilion on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1911 the University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees.  

Jan 13   On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin  

Jan 13   Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1911 roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay  

Jan 13   South Africa's first win over Australia, at Adelaide on this day in history.  

Jan 14   George Amadee Tremblay, composer in the year 1911.  

Jan 15   In the year 1911 cy Feuer, NYC, Bdwy producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)  

Jan 15   On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer, dies at 49  

Jan 16   In the year 1911 gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar  

Jan 16   On this day in history pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east  

Jan 16   In the year 1911 pandora becomes first 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east  

Jan 17   Failed assassination attempt on premier Aristide Briand in French Assembly on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1911 failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly  

Jan 17   First aircraft landing on board a ship, USS Pennsylvania by Eugene Ely on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1911

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1911 birth of endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]  

Jan 01   In the year 1911 birth of hank Greenberg, Hall-of-Fame 1st baseman (Detroit Tiger)  

Jan 03   John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7) was born in the year 1911.  

Jan 05   In the year 1911 birth of jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (d. 2001)  

Jan 05   Jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker) (d. 2001) was born in the year 1911.  

Jan 06   Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Joey Adams, Bkln NY, comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact) was born in the year 1911.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram, Town People)  

Famous Deaths In 1911

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1911 death of alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (b. 1851)  

Jan 09   Edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1911 wilhelm Berger, composer, dies at 49  

Jan 17   Francis Galton, English scholar, dies at 88 in the year 1911.  

Jan 24   On this day in history carl Eilhardt, composer, dies at 67  

Jan 26   Charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67 in the year 1911.  

Feb 04   On this day in history peter A "Piet" Cronje, South Africa Boer general, dies at about 75  

Feb 05   Petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies on this day in history.  

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