Newspapers feature information of the most notable historical events. Each year, newspapers have documented the important events and information that have occurred. Such events for the year 1911 for example, is the first aircraft landing on a ship, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the launch of the RMS Titanic, the theft of the Mona Lisa, and much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 3, 1911
The 1911 Kebin earthquake has a 7.7 moment magnitude killing more than 450 near Almaty in Russian Turkestan.
January 18, 1911
Eugene B. Ely makes the first aircraft land on a ship, landing in the San Francisco harbor on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania.
January 26, 1911
The successful negotiation of the reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and Canada is announced.
February 13, 1911
The Croatian football club HNK Hajduk Split is founded.
February 17, 1911
Fred Wiseman carries three letters between Petaluma and Santa Rosa, California, marking the first "quasi-official" airmail flight.
March 18, 1911
The first celebration of International Women's Day occurs.
March 25, 1911
146 dies in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City.
April 27, 1911
An insurrection where Chinese rebels attempt to create a power base by taking five Chinese villages in order to fight Imperial rule, the Huanghuagang Uprising, takes place in China.
May 21, 1911
A peace treaty is signed during the Mexican Revolution between Madero' rebels and government troops in Ciudad Juarez.
May 24, 1911
Government troops kill some 200 individuals when they fire at anti-Diaz demonstrators in Mexico City during the Mexican Revolution.
May 30, 1911
Ray Harroun wins the first Indianapolis 500 with his average speed around 75 miles per hour.