December 1911 calendar

December 1911

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1911: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1911?


  • 07 Dec 1911 National Hockey Association forms with New Westminister, Vancouver and Victoria.
  • 10 Dec 1911 Calbraith Rogers completes first crossing of US by airplane (84 days).
  • 12 Dec 1911 Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.
  • 14 Dec 1911 South Pole 1st reached, by Norwegian Roald Amundsen
  • 18 Dec 1911 Opening of first exhibition by Der Blaue Reiter group of painters, in Munich.
  • 29 Dec 1911 San Francisco Symphony is formed.
  • 30 Dec 1911 Sun Yat-sen elected 1st President of the Republic of China
  • 31 Dec 1911 Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize.
  • 09 Dec 1911 A mine explosion near Briceville, Tennessee, kills 84 miners despite rescue efforts led by the United States Bureau of Mines.
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Music charts

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

  1. - The Small-Town Gal
  2. - Whistling Pete
  3. - Oh, You Beautiful Doll
  4. - Joy to the World
  5. - Knock Wood


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?