January 3, 1911 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Government of India announces that emigration to Natal, Southern Africa, is prohibited with effect from 1 July
  • The Russian Turkestan city of Almaty is destroyed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake
  • US postal savings bank inaugurated

Birthdays in History

  • John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)

Deaths in History

  • Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (b. 1851)