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What Happened in 1911

Important Events in 1911

  • Jul 24 American explorer Hiram Bingham discovers Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas
  • Aug 21 "Mona Lisa" stolen from the Louvre by Vincenzo Perugia (Recovered in 1913)

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1911 in Sport

  • May 30 1st Indianapolis 500 car race, Ray Harroun wins at 74.59 MPH (120 KPH)

Famous People in 1911

World Leaders in 1911

Would you believe this fact about today?Would You Believe?

Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.

On August 29, 1911

Famous Weddings in 1911

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