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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.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
The 1911 Kebin earthquake has a 7.7 moment magnitude killing more than 450 near Almaty in Russian Turkestan.
Eugene B. Ely makes the first aircraft land on a ship, landing in the San Francisco harbor on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania.
The successful negotiation of the reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and Canada is announced.
The Croatian football club HNK Hajduk Split is founded.
Fred Wiseman carries three letters between Petaluma and Santa Rosa, California, marking the first "quasi-official" airmail flight.
The first celebration of International Women's Day occurs. Read More
146 dies in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City. Read More
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.
A peace treaty is signed during the Mexican Revolution between Madero' rebels and government troops in Ciudad Juarez.
Government troops kill some 200 individuals when they fire at anti-Diaz demonstrators in Mexico City during the Mexican Revolution.
Ray Harroun wins the first Indianapolis 500 with his average speed around 75 miles per hour.
The RMS Titanic hull is launched. Read More
The United Kingdom and the British Dominions crown George V as king. Read More
The rediscovery of Machu Picchu in Peru is made by Hiram Bingham. Read More
The Mona Lisa being stolen is discovered in the Louvre. Read More
War is declared on the Ottoman Empire by Italy. Read More
The founding of the Republic of China is led by the Xinhai Revolution that was started by the Wuchang Uprising.
The Italo-Turkish War sees the world's first combat aerial bombing mission when Second Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti of Italy drops several small bombs on Libya.
The Treaty of Berlin leads to the splitting of Morocco between France and Spain and brings the Agadir Crisis to a close.
The Republic of China elects Sun Yat-sen as the Provisional President.
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