August 1911 calendar

August 1911

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1911.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1911: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1911?


  • 01 Aug 1911 Omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point
  • 08 Aug 1911 Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.
  • 10 Aug 1911 Parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords.
  • 14 Aug 1911 General Leconte appointed temporary President of Haiti
  • 15 Aug 1911 Procter and Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening
  • 19 Aug 1911 New York Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times
  • 22 Aug 1911 Vincenzo Perugia steals Mona Lisa from Louvre, Paris
  • 23 Aug 1911 British Premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany
  • 27 Aug 1911 Chicago White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits Boston, 5-0.
  • 28 Aug 1911 45.7 cm rainfall at St. George, Georgia
  • 29 Aug 1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.
  • 01 Aug 1911 Harriet Quimby takes her pilot's test and becomes the first U.S. woman to earn an Aero Club of America aviator's certificate.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1911?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Life's a Funny Proposition, After All
  2. - Mighty Lak' a Rose
  3. - Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
  4. - That Was Before I Met You (solo version)
  5. - Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon Man


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?