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Historical Events In 1911

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Oct 26   Mahalia Jackson, New Orleans, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands) on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series  

Oct 27   Leif Erickson, Calif, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game  

Oct 29   In the year 1911 joseph Pulitzer, American newspaperman, dies in Charleston, SC  

Oct 29   Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Clark Griffith is named manager of Wash Senators on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1911 introduction of compulsory military training  

Nov 02   Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979) in the year 1911.  

Nov 03   Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Vladimir Ussachevsky, Hailar Manchuria, composer (Creation) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Charles I of Austria marries Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history jack Rose, screenwriter  

Nov 05   On this day in history calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing first transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, NY, Sept 17)  

Nov 05   In the year 1911 first transcontinental airplane flight arrives at Pasadena, CA from New York. The flight lasted a whopping 82 hours, 4 minutes.  

Nov 05   Italy attacks Turkey, takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1911 italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica  

Nov 05   On this day in history roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)  

Nov 06   In the year 1911 francisco Madeiro inaugurated President of Mexico  

Nov 07   In the year 1911 walter Shlomo Gross, journalist  

Nov 09   Edmund Schuecker, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1911 andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly & charitable works)  

Nov 10   Harry Andrews, Kent England, actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Many cities in the U.S. Midwest broke their record highs and lows on the same day as a strong cold front rolls through. (see The 11/11/11 cold wave) in the year 1911.  

Nov 11   On this day in history patric Reginald Lawrence Knowles, actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny)  

Nov 12   On this day in history luc Estang, [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates)  

Nov 12   The birth of Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of the 'Samaritans' on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins  

Nov 17   Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade) in the year 1911.  

Nov 18   On this day in history alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies  

Nov 18   On this day in history britain's 1st seaplane flies  

Nov 18   In the year 1911 britain's first seaplane flies  

Nov 19   On this day in history nY receives 1st Marconi wireless transmission from Italy  

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Famous Birthdays In 1911

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27] was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1911 birth of jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker) (d. 2001)  

Jan 06   Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70) was born in the year 1911.  

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

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   Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (b. 1851) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1911.  

Feb 05   On this day in history petrus A Cronj√©, Transvaal Boer general, dies  

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