1911

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1910 1911 1912

Events

  • Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire and the Italian Army invades Libya. Benito Mussolini is imprisoned for protesting against the invasion.
  • Mark Sykes is elected to a seat in the British parliament.
  • California becomes the sixth American state to grant women the right to vote.
  • IWW Free Speech Fight in Fresno, California.
  • Last surviving dependent of an American Revolutionary War veteran dies.
  • Census reveals that the Irish population in England and Wales had fallen to 375,325 or only about 1% of the total.
  • U.S. Marines continue to occupy the Isthmus of Panama, which they will do until January 21, 1914.

Timeline

  • January 26: U.S. Marines intervene in Honduras.
  • April 27: Resignation and death of William P. Frye: compromise reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate.
  • May 8: Pancho Villa leads attack on Ciudad Juarez without Francisco Madero's permission.
  • May 10: Mexican Government troops surrender to Pancho Villa.
  • May 17: Porfiriato ends! Porfirio Diaz convinced to resign but does not officially.
  • July 20: Race riot in Cardiff, Wales as nativists attack Chinese property.
  • October: Uprising against the Qing Dynasty in China.
  • November 3: Chevrolet enters auto market to compete with Ford.
  • December 25: Sun Yat-sen arrives in Shanghai from Europe.
  • December 29: Provisional Parliament of China meets for the first time and elects Sun Yat-sen President.
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