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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1880s  1890s  1900s  – 1910s –  1920s  1930s  1940s
Years: 1908 1909 191019111912 1913 1914
1911 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1911
Ab urbe condita 2664
Armenian calendar 1360
Assyrian calendar 6661
Bahá'í calendar 67–68
Bengali calendar 1318
Berber calendar 2861
British Regnal year 10 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2455
Burmese calendar 1273
Byzantine calendar 7419–7420
Chinese calendar 庚戌(Metal Dog)
4607 or 4547
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4608 or 4548
Coptic calendar 1627–1628
Discordian calendar 3077
Ethiopian calendar 1903–1904
Hebrew calendar 5671–5672
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1967–1968
 - Shaka Samvat 1833–1834
 - Kali Yuga 5012–5013
Holocene calendar 11911
Igbo calendar 911–912
Iranian calendar 1289–1290
Islamic calendar 1329–1330
Japanese calendar Meiji 44
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4244
Minguo calendar 1 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2454

1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter A), 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 between 1583 and 1929 and with Julian Value: 1911 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.


July 24: Machu Picchu is rediscovered.












  • 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 5 – Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica (this act is confirmed by an act of the Italian Parliament on February 25, 1912).
  • November 4 – Treaty of Berlin brings the Agadir Crisis to a close. This treaty led 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 gave Germany a portion of the French Congo (as Kamerun) and Germany ceded some of German Kamerun to France (as Chad).


Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole
Franz Marc, Blaues Pferd, 1911

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Nobel Prizes


  1. ^ “Grand Central Palace Automobile Show has Auspicious Opening,” New York Times, page, 34, January 1, 1911
  2. ^ "A Successful Negro Aviator. Charles Ward Chappelle Invents an Aeroplane Which Attracts Attention.” News/Opinion, Savannah Tribune, Page 1, February 11, 1911, Savannah, Georgia
  3. ^ "Thousands Dead Or Hurt In Earthquake".  
  4. ^ Kappa Alpha Psi Centennial
  5. ^ Temma Kaplan, "On the Socialist Origins of International Women's Day", Feminist Studies, 11/1 (Spring, 1985)
  6. ^ van Delft, D., and Kes, P. "The discovery of superconductivity". Physics Today (September 2010), 38–43.
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