Historical Events in March 1911

  • Mar 3 1st US federal cemetery with Union & Confederate graves opens, Missouri
  • Mar 4 Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US
  • Mar 7 US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border
  • Mar 7 Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker
  • Mar 8 International Women's Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women's Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.
  • Mar 13 Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 13 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (Ont) 7-4
  • Mar 13 The Colonial-Born and Settlers Indian Association is formed at a meeting in Durban, South Africa, and has at its aim to fight the infamous 3 poll tax
  • Mar 16 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4
  • Mar 18 North Dakota enacts a hail insurance law
  • Mar 20 National Squash Tennis Association forms (NYC)
  • Mar 20 Winter Garden Theater opens at 1634 Broadway NYC
  • Mar 24 73rd Grand National: Mr Jack Anthony aboard Glenside wins
  • Mar 25 L D Swamikannu publishes "Manual of Indian Chronology" in Bombay
  • Mar 25 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory catches fire 145 die, all but 13 girls
  • Mar 30 Lötschberg tunnel in Switzerland (13,735 m) completed