Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
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
Sketch by Marguerite Martyn of 1911 women's fashion styles
January 3: Siege of Sidney Street in London

Events

January

Main article: January 1911

February

Main article: February 1911

March

Main article: March 1911

April

Main article: April 1911

May

Main article: May 1911

June

Main article: June 1911

July

Main article: July 1911

July 24: Machu Picchu rediscovered
July 24: Machu Picchu rediscovered

August

Main article: August 1911

September

Main article: September 1911

October

Main article: October 1911

November

December 14: Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole
Franz Marc, Blaues Pferd I, 1911
Franz Marc, Blaues Pferd I, 1911

Main article: November 1911

December

Main article: December 1911

Date unknown

Births

January

Hank Greenberg
Zenkō Suzuki
Eduardo Frei Montalva
Danny Kaye
Bruno Kreisky
Polykarp Kusch

February

Ronald Reagan
Elizabeth Bishop
Merle Oberon

March

Jean Harlow
Wolfgang Larrazábal
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Alfonso García Robles
Joseph Barbera
Tennessee Williams

April

Hédi Amara Nouira
Feodor Lynen
Melvin Calvin
Józef Cyrankiewicz

May

Maureen O'Sullivan
Big Joe Turner
Vincent Price
Maurice Allais

June

Luis Walter Alvarez
Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
Bernard Herrmann
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Czesław Miłosz

July

Georges Pompidou
Gian Carlo Menotti
John Archibald Wheeler
Ginger Rogers
Yang Jiang
Marshall McLuhan
José María Lemus

August

Lucille Ball
Thanom Kittikachorn
Cantinflas
Mikhail Botvinnik

September

Todor Zhivkov
Sir John Gorton

October

Joe Rosenthal
Ashok Kumar
Lê Đức Thọ

November

Odysseas Elytis
Jorge Negrete

December

Broderick Crawford
Naguib Mahfouz
Trygve Haavelmo
Hans von Ohain
Niels Kaj Jerne

Deaths

January

Marcelina Darowska
Sir Francis Galton

February

Saint Giuditta Vannini
Alice Morse Earle

March

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
Dragan Tsankov

April

George, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe

May

Gustav Mahler
Baron Dezső Bánffy

June

Maurice Rouvier

July

George Johnstone Stoney
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg

August

Konrad Duden
Mahbub Ali Khan

September

Pyotr Stolypin

October

Carolina Beatriz Ângelo
Antonio Borrero
José López Domínguez

November

Christian Lundeberg
Ramón Cáceres
Nikola Hristić

December

Vassily Maximov
Emilio Estrada Carmona

Nobel Prizes

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