Year 1911 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1911

The year 1911 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1911 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1911 in World ⚡

DateIncident/Event
03 januaryA 7.7 Mw earthquake destroyed the city of Almaty in Russian Turkestan.
19 marchParks Canada, the world's first national park service, was established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior.
25 marchThe Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City killed more than 140 sweatshop workers, many of whom could not escape because the doors to the stairwell and exits had been locked.
29 marchThe M1911 single-action, semi-automatic pistol developed by American firearms designer John Browning became the standard-issue side arm in the United States Army.
02 aprilThe Australian Bureau of Statistics conducted the country's first national census.
08 aprilDutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovered superconductivity.
22 aprilTsinghua University , one of the leading universities in mainland China, was founded, funded by an unexpected surplus in indemnities paid by the Qing Dynasty to the United States as a result of the Boxer Rebellion.
27 aprilFollowing the resignation of William P. Frye, a compromise was reached in the United States Senate to rotate the office of the President pro tempore of the United States Senate.
19 mayParks Canada, the world's first national park service, was established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior.
21 mayMexican President Porfirio Díaz and the revolutionaryFrancisco Madero signed the Treaty of Ciudad Juárez to put an end tothe fighting between the forces of both men, and thus concluding theinitial phase of the Mexican Revolution.
29 mayEnglish dramatist W. S. Gilbert of the songwriting duo Gilbertand Sullivan died while saving a young woman from drowning in his lake.
30 mayAmerican race car driver Ray Harroun won the first running ofthe Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
31 mayThe hull of the ocean liner RMS Titanic was launched. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City, US. The sinking resulted in the loss of more than 1,500 passengers and crew, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history.
16 juneIBM founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in Endicott, New York. The International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
22 juneGeorge V and Mary of Teck were crowned King and Queen of theUnited Kingdom at Westminster Abbey in London.
01 julyThe German gunboat Panther arrived in the Moroccan port ofAgadir, sparking the Agadir Crisis between Germany, Great Britain, andFrance.
07 julyFour countries- Britain, Russia, Japan and USA signed a treaty on banning open water seal hunting. The treaty was known as North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911. It was the 1st treaty of world which was aimed to preserve environment and private.
21 augustLeonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre by amuseum employee and was not recovered until two years later.
28 augustThe last member of the Yahi, known as Ishi, emergedfrom the wilderness near Oroville, California, to join European Americansociety.
14 septemberPrime Minister of Russia Pyotr Stolypin was mortally shot atthe Kiev Opera House.
24 septemberHis Majesty's Airship No. 1, Britain's first rigid airship, waswrecked by strong winds before her maiden flight at Barrow-in-Furness.
25 septemberAn explosion of badly degraded propellant charges on board the French battle ship Liberté detonated the forward ammunition magazinesand destroyed the ship.
10 octoberThe Xinhai Revolution began with the Wuchang Uprising, markingthe beginning of the collapse of the Qing Dynasty and the establishmentof the Republic of China.
13 octoberPrince Arthur, a son of Queen Victoria, became the only Governor General of Canada of royal descent.
14 octoberPrince Arthur, a son of Queen Victoria, became the only Governor General of Canada of royal descent.
09 decemberA mine explosion near Briceville, Tennessee, killed 84 minersdespite a well-organized rescue effort led by the United States Bureauof Mines.
14 decemberNorwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the firstpeople to reach the South Pole.
27 decemberJana Gana Mana, the national anthem of India, was first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
29 decemberSun Yat-sen was elected in Nanjing as the Provisional President Of the Republic of China.
16 JuneIBM company was founded in New York. Earlier it was named Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company.
22 JuneKink George V was made King of England.
23 SeptemberEarl Owington became the first Air Mail pilot.
29 SeptemberItaly declared war against the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
04 NovemberThe agreement between France and Germany on the African countries of Morocco and Congo was signed.
20 AugustThe first telegram sent from the US New York Times office reached the whole world.
02 DecemberGeorge V and Queen Mary became the first king and queen of Britain to visit India. Gateway of India was built in memory of his arrival (Bombay now Mumbai).
12 DecemberThe capital of India, Calcutta (now Kolkata) was replaced by Delhi.
14 DecemberNorwegian explorer Roald Emondson became the first person to reach the South Pole.
21 DecemberThe first indigenous bank, Central Bank of India, was founded by Sorabji Pochkhanwala.
27 DecemberJana Gana Mana was sung for the first time during the session of the Indian National Congress, Calcutta (now Kolkata).
29 DecemberSun Yat Sen was declared President of the new Republic of China. The general public and communist activists in China consider him the father of the Republic of China.
31 DecemberMarie Curie received her second, Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
30 JanuaryThe Canadian Naval Service was renamed the Royal Canadian Navy.
06 FebruaryThe first old age home opened in Arizona, USA.
18 FebruaryThe work of sending mail for the first time was done in India. The first official flight of Air Mail took place in Allahabad. 10 km In this flight of 6500 letters were taken to Naini.
07 MarchFamous Hindi writer Sachchidananda Hiranand Vatsyayan Agyeya was born in Uttar Pradesh.
08 MarchInternational Women's Day was celebrated for the first time in Europe.
20 AprilFamous flute player Pannalal Ghosh passed away.
12 JanuaryMore than 250 people died due to an earthquake in Russia's city of Vienna.
06 FebruaryPluto Powder Company explosion in Michigan killed 10 laborers.
03 MarchThe us The Army built the first dental corps, with sixty dentists involved.
03 AprilDraft registration became compulsory for all boys aged 14 to 20 in New Zealand.
06 MayThe first international sanitation exhibition opened in Dresden and attracted five million visitors from the German city.
21 JuneThe ship RMS Olympics completed its first transatlantic voyage to New York after traveling for 5 days, 16 hours and 42 minutes.
02 JulyThe United States also closed its diplomatic relations with Colombia and closed the consulate there.
30 AugustSir William Ramsay predicts that Britain's coal supply will end by 2086
09 September14 people died in a motorboat accident on a lake in Italy, Trasimene
26 OctoberChina's first civil code was introduced in the imperial court.
08 NovemberThe legislature of Anhui Province voted to secede from Imperial China.
06 DecemberWestern Union introduced discounted rates for its trans-Atlantic cable service between New York and London.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1911 in India ⚡

DateIncident/Event
30 mayAmerican race car driver Ray Harroun won the first running ofthe Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
27 decemberJana Gana Mana, the national anthem of India, was first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
02 DecemberGeorge V and Queen Mary became the first king and queen of Britain to visit India. Gateway of India was built in memory of his arrival (Bombay now Mumbai).
12 DecemberThe capital of India, Calcutta (now Kolkata) was replaced by Delhi.
21 DecemberThe first indigenous bank, Central Bank of India, was founded by Sorabji Pochkhanwala.
27 DecemberJana Gana Mana was sung for the first time during the session of the Indian National Congress, Calcutta (now Kolkata).
18 FebruaryThe work of sending mail for the first time was done in India. The first official flight of Air Mail took place in Allahabad. 10 km In this flight of 6500 letters were taken to Naini.

Notable birthdays of the year 1911 😀

DayMonthName/Category/Country
08OctoberRam Dass Katari / male / Indian Navy Admiral / India
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