Historical Events in December 1911

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Dec 3 Willis Carrier presents his influencial "Rational Psychrometric Formulae" on air conditioning to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Engineer Willis Carrier
Engineer
Willis Carrier
  • Dec 7 Leslie J Stuart's musical "Betsy" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 7 National Hockey Association forms with New Westminster, Vancouver & Victoria
  • Dec 10 Calbraith Rogers completes 1st crossing of US by airplane in 84 days
  • Dec 10 Dutch lawyer Tobias Asser receives the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Dec 12 Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.

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Dec 14 Norwegian Roald Amundsen's expedition is the 1st to each the South Pole

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Dec 23 Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire" premieres in Munich
  • Dec 23 Opera "I Gioielli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)
  • Dec 25 Edward Knoblock's "Kismet" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 29 Proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins
  • Dec 29 San Francisco Symphony forms

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 29 Sun Yat-sen elected 1st President of the Republic of China

Father of Modern of China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern of China
Sun Yat-sen
  • Dec 29 Mongolia gains independence from the Qing dynasty.
  • Dec 30 Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG

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Dec 31 Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie