01 - Labor Belgian Mining law introduces 9 hour work day.
01 - South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government.
03 - US postal savings bank inaugurated.
05 - Portuguese expel Jesuits.
05 - Aviation San Francisco has it's 1st air meet.
07 - Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam.
07 - Aviation, Military 1st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, SF.
10 - Aviation 1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego.
10 - Honduras signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified).
13 - Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay.
16 - Pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east.
17 - Percy Mackaye's "Scarecrow," premieres in NYC.
17 - Francis Galton, English scholar, dies at 88.
17 - Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly.
18 - Aviation, Military 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania).
26 - Charles Wentworth Dilke, English undersecretary of State, dies at 67.
31 - Congress names San Francisco as Panama Canal opening celebration site.
06 - Great fire destroys downtown Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey.
08 - US helps overthrow Pres Miguel Devila of Honduras.
09 - Churchill speech declaring British fleet a necessity and a German fleet a luxury
03 - 1st US federal cemetery with Union & Rebel graves opens, Missouri.
04 - Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US.
07 - US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border.
07 - Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker.
08 - 1st International Woman's Day.
13 - Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady," premieres in NYC.
18 - North Dakota enacts a hail insurance law.
20 - Winter Garden Theater opens at 1634 Broadway NYC.
25 - Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Lowell, Massachusetts catches fire 145 die, all but 13 girls.
05 - Waldorf W Aster acquires Daily Observer.
12 - Aviation 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m).
13 - Polo Grounds grandstand & left field bleachers go up in flames.
19 - George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play," premieres in London.
30 - Portugal approves woman suffrage.
09 - Fire breaks out at Empire Theater in Edinburgh Scotland.
15 - Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act).
15 - British house of commons accept Parliament Bill.
16 - Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey UK.
18 - Pres/dictator Jos? Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends.
23 - NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by Pres Taft.
25 - Revolution in Mexico overthrows President Jos‚ Porfirio Diaz.
31 - The White Star liner Titanic is launched.
01 - 1st US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ.
03 - Music "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" hits #1.
06 - Nicaragua signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified).
08 - Belgium govt of Schollaert falls.
09 - Carry Amelia Moore Nation, American temperance leader, dies.
10 - Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam.
11 - UNIA founded by Garvey.
17 - Belgium govt of De Broqueville forms.
20 - NAACP incorporates (NY).
22 - King George V of England crowned.
26 - Aviation Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 83 mph (133 kph).
30 - Adolphe Messimy appointed French minister of War.
30 - US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri closes.
00 - During the Agasir crisis, French Premier Hoseph Cailloux begins secret negotiations with the Germans concurrent with Cambon's public ones.
00 - Asquith appoints Winston Churchill to Cabinet's Committee of Imperial Defense
01 - Proclamation removes "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins.
01 - German boat Panther nears for Agadir Morocco.
05 - George J Stoney, Irish physicist, dies at 85.
17 - Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army.
20 - Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany.
21 - Lloyd George warns Germany in his "Mansion House speech", stiffening German opinion towards his ideas.
24 - Hiram Bingham discovers Lost City of the Incas.
30 - Dubail-Wilson agreement signed. agrees to British mobilization following intervention, specifiying 150,000 men and 67,000 horses to be landed at Havre, Boulogne and Rouen between 4th-12th day of mobilization and be sent to Mauberge region and ready for action on 13th day
31 - Hungarian education is only taught in German.
10 - Parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords.
13 - Churchill sends Asquith a memorandum analyzing a Euopean war in which Germany atacks France through Belgium and recommends use of British Army to aid France
14 - Haiti General Leconte appointed temporary pres of Haiti.
15 - Procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening.
22 - Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre Recovered 1913.
23 - British premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany. Grey, Lloyd George and Churchill present among others Gen. Henry Wilson discusses Anglo-French "plans" against German invasion of Belgium and France.
24 - Manuel d'Arriaga elected 1st president of Portugal.
01 - Aviation M Fourny sets world aircraft distance record of 720 km.
02 - Joao Chagas forms Portuguese govt.
17 - Aviation 1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min. s.nov 05 1911
18 - Aviation Britain's 1st twin-engine airplane (Short S.39) test flown.
25 - French battleship Libert? explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed.
25 - Ground breaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park.
25 - Italy declares war on Turkey.
29 - Tripoli War between Italy and Turkey begins
00 - USA The National Urban League was organized to help African-Americans secure equal employment. Professor Kelly Miller was a founding member.
01 - Pjotr A Stolypin, premier of Russia 1906-
01 - United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day.
05 - Italian troops occupy Tripoli.
06 - Aviation Beatrix van Rijk becomes 1st licensed Dutch woman pilot.
10 - Chinese Revoltion begins at Wuhan u.1912c
10 - Sun Yat-sen's revolutionaries overthrow Manchus (Taiwan Natl Day).
19 - Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch.
20 - Roald Amundsen sets out on race to South Pole.
25 - Churchill becomes First Lord of the Admiralty and invites Fisher to meet him
04 - Morocco Agreement signed
04 - Charykov (of Russia) offers Turks a guarantee of the status quo if Straits open to Russian warships
04 - Charles I of Austria marries Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma.
04 - France & Germany signs treaty about Morocco & Congo.
05 - Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica.
05 - Aviation Calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing 1st transcontinental airplane flight after 49 days. left Sheepshead Bay, NY, sep 17 1911
06 - Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico.
10 - Reichstag debates Morocco Agreement. and nov 11 1911
10 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp for scholarly & charitable works.
10 - Imperial army recaptures Nanking.
15 - Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins.
18 - Aviation Britain's 1st seaplane flies.
19 - Radio NY receives 1st Marconi wireless transmission from Italy.
27 - Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US.
28 - Zapata proclaims Plan of Ayala Mexico.
10 - Joseph D Hooker, British botanist, dies at 94.
14 - Norwegian Roald Amundsen's expedition reaches the South Pole
25 - Edward Knoblock's "Kismet," premieres in NYC.
29 - Music SF Symphony formed.
29 - Proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins.
30 - Sun Yat-sen elected 1st pres of Republic of China.
31 - Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize.
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