Historical Events In 1911
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Oct 26 Mahalia Jackson, New Orleans, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands) in the year 1911.
Oct 26 Phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series on this day in history.
Oct 27 Leif Erickson, Calif, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront) on this day in history.
Oct 28 Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game on this day in history.
Oct 29 Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaperman, dies in Charleston, SC on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1911 phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
Oct 30 On this day in history clark Griffith is named manager of Wash Senators
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 in the year 1911.
Nov 04 On this day in history jack Rose, screenwriter
Nov 05 In the year 1911 calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing first transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, NY, Sept 17)
Nov 05 On this day in history first transcontinental airplane flight arrives at Pasadena, CA from New York. The flight lasted a whopping 82 hours, 4 minutes.
Nov 05 On this day in history italy attacks Turkey, takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica
Nov 05 In the year 1911 italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica
Nov 05 Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show) on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history francisco Madeiro inaugurated President of Mexico
Nov 07 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist in the year 1911.
Nov 09 Edmund Schuecker, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly & charitable works) in the year 1911.
Nov 10 In the year 1911 harry Andrews, Kent England, actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha)
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 Patric Reginald Lawrence Knowles, actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny) on this day in history.
Nov 12 Luc Estang, [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates) on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history the birth of Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of the 'Samaritans'
Nov 15 In the year 1911 proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins
Nov 17 Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade) on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies
Nov 18 In the year 1911 britain's 1st seaplane flies
Nov 18 On this day in history britain's first seaplane flies
Nov 19 On this day in history nY receives 1st Marconi wireless transmission from Italy