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This article is about the year 1911. For the film, see 1911 (film). For the pistol, see M1911 pistol. For other uses, see 1911 (disambiguation).
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1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1911th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 911th year of the 2nd millennium, the 11th year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1910s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1911 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

July 24: Machu Picchu is rediscovered.

January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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  • November 1 – World's first combat aerial bombing mission takes place in Libya during the Italo-Turkish War. Second Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti of Italy drops several small bombs.
  • November 4 – Treaty of Berlin brings the Agadir Crisis to a close. This treaty leads Morocco to be split between France (as a protectorate) and Spain (as the colony of Spanish Sahara) with Germany forfeiting all claims to Morocco. In return, France gives Germany a portion of the French Congo (as Kamerun) and Germany cedes some of German Kamerun to France (as Chad).
  • November 5 – Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica (confirmed by an act of the Italian Parliament on February 25, 1912).

December

Main article: December 1911
Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole
Franz Marc, Blaues Pferd, 1911

Date unknown

Births

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Hans von Ohain

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

References

  1. "Grand Central Palace Automobile Show has Auspicious Opening". The New York Times. 1911-01-01. p. 34. 
  2. "A Successful Negro Aviator: Charles Ward Chappelle Invents an Aeroplane Which Attracts Attention". Savannah Tribune. Savannah, Georgia. 1911-02-11. p. 1. 
  3. "Thousands Dead Or Hurt In Earthquake". Pittsburgh Press. 1911-01-05. p. 1. 
  4. Kappa Alpha Psi Centennial.
  5. "Record of Current Events". The American Monthly Review of Reviews: 287–290. March 1911. 
  6. Ashabranner, Brent; Jennifer (2001). No Better Hope: What the Lincoln Memorial Means to America. Twenty-First Century Books. p. 29. 
  7. Kaplan, Temma (Spring 1985). "On the Socialist Origins of International Women's Day". Feminist Studies. 11 (1). 
  8. van Delft, D.; Kes, P. (September 2010). "The discovery of superconductivity". Physics Today: 38–43.