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Historical Events In 1911

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1911 belgian Mining law introduces 9½-hour work day  

Jan 01   South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Bkln Dodgers pres Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   US postal savings bank inaugurated in the year 1911.  

Jan 05   Portuguese expel Jesuits in the year 1911.  

Jan 05   San Francisco has it's first air meet on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1911 1st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, SF  

Jan 07   On this day in history dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam  

Jan 07   On this day in history first airplane bombing experiments with explosives, San Francisco  

Jan 07   Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1911.  

Jan 09   In the year 1911 richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health  

Jan 09   Toronto born Mary Pickford (Gladys Smith) appears in her first IMP film, Their First Misunderstanding on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1911 honduras signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified)  

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 in the year 1911.  

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 in the year 1911.  

Jan 12   The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1911 gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin  

Jan 13   Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland) in the year 1911.  

Jan 13   Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay on this day in history.  

Jan 13   South Africa's first win over Australia, at Adelaide in the year 1911.  

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   Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly on this day in history.  

Jan 17   First aircraft landing on board a ship, USS Pennsylvania by Eugene Ely in the year 1911.  

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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   Hank Greenberg, Hall-of-Fame 1st baseman (Detroit Tiger) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (d. 2001) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1911 birth of eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of joey Adams, Bkln NY, comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact)  

Jan 06   Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, actor (Telegram, Town People) was born in the year 1911.  

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   On this day in history edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 15   Wilhelm Berger, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1911 francis Galton, English scholar, dies at 88  

Jan 24   In the year 1911 carl Eilhardt, composer, dies at 67  

Jan 26   In the year 1911 charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67  

Feb 04   Peter A "Piet" Cronje, South Africa Boer general, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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

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