Historical Events in June 1911

  • Jun 1 1st US group insurance policy written in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jun 1 1st Inter-Empire Championships close in London
  • Jun 3 "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" record by Fred Fisher and Alfred Bryan, sung by Ada Jones and Billy Murray hits #1
  • Jun 5 Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win
  • Jun 6 Nicaragua signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified)
  • Jun 8 Belgium government of Schollaert falls
  • Jun 10 Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam
  • Jun 11 Tigers trailing White Sox 13-1 come back to win 16-15

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Jun 11 Universal Negro Improvement Association founded by Marcus Garvey

Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey
Black Nationalist
Marcus Garvey
  • Jun 11 The Greek national assembly adopts a more liberal constitution
  • Jun 15 Tabulating Computing Recording Corporation (IBM) is incorporated.
  • Jun 16 A 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Columbia County, Wisconsin damaging a barn
  • Jun 17 Belgium government of De Broqueville forms
  • Jun 17 25th U.S. Women's National Championship: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Florence Sutton (8-10, 6-1, 9-7)
  • Jun 20 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) incorporates (NY)

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Jun 22 King George V crowned King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • Jun 26 US Open Men's Golf, Chicago GC: 19-year old John McDermott becomes first American born champion; wins in a playoff with Mike Brady and George Simpson
  • Jun 26 Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 83 mph (133 kph)
  • Jun 28 Joseph Caillaux forms government in France
  • Jun 29 Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes Minister-President of Austria
  • Jun 30 Adolphe Messimy appointed French minister of War
  • Jun 30 US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri closes
  • Jun 30 British Open Golf, Royal St George's Golf Club: Harry Vardon wins his 5th Championship by 10 shots in a playoff with 1907 champion Arnaud Massy of France