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1911

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1911 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1911
MCMXI
Ab urbe condita2664
Armenian calendar1360
ԹՎ ՌՅԿ
Assyrian calendar6661
Baháʼí calendar67–68
Balinese saka calendar1832–1833
Bengali calendar1318
Berber calendar2861
British Regnal yearGeo. 5 – 2 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2455
Burmese calendar1273
Byzantine calendar7419–7420
Chinese calendar庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4607 or 4547
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4608 or 4548
Coptic calendar1627–1628
Discordian calendar3077
Ethiopian calendar1903–1904
Hebrew calendar5671–5672
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1967–1968
 - Shaka Samvat1832–1833
 - Kali Yuga5011–5012
Holocene calendar11911
Igbo calendar911–912
Iranian calendar1289–1290
Islamic calendar1329–1330
Japanese calendarMeiji 44
(明治44年)
Javanese calendar1840–1841
Juche calendarN/A
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4244
Minguo calendar1 before ROC
民前1年
Nanakshahi calendar443
Thai solar calendar2453–2454
Tibetan calendar阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
2037 or 1656 or 884
    — to —
阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
2038 or 1657 or 885

1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday 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. As of the start of 1911, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

A notable ongoing event was the race for the South Pole.

Sketch by Marguerite Martyn of 1911 women's fashion styles

Events

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February

  • February 5
    • The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri is destroyed by fire after a bolt of lightning strikes the dome.
    • The revolution in Haiti is suppressed after the leader, General Montreuil Guillaume, is captured by government troops and shot. General Millionard is executed two days later.
  • February 17 – The first "quasi-official" airmail flight occurs, when Fred Wiseman carries three letters between Petaluma and Santa Rosa, California.
  • February 18
    • The first official air mail flight, second overall, takes place in British India from Allahabad to Naini when Henri Pequet carries 6,500 letters a distance of 13 km.
    • A serious earthquake causes a landslide that creates Lake Sarez in modern-day Tajikistan.

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July 24: Machu Picchu rediscovered

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Franz Marc, Blaues Pferd I, 1911
  • November 1 – The 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 3 – Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in the United States, in competition with the Ford Model T.
  • November 4 – The 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).
  • November 17 – Omega Psi Phi fraternity is founded on the campus of Howard University, in Washington, D.C.

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Date unknown

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