JANUARY 2 2011
November 11 – Heinrich Hertz verifies at the University of Karlsruhe the existence of the electromagnetic waves.
November 30 – The Folies Bergère stages its first revue.
December 25 – Arsenal Football Club is founded.
January 2 2011
January 2 – Webb C. Ball introduces railroad chronometers, which become the general railroad timepiece standards in North America.
January 13 – The Independent Labour Party of the UK has its first meeting.
January 17 – The U.S. Marines intervene in Hawaii, resulting in overthrow of the government of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii.
January 21 – The Cherry Sisters first perform in Marion, Iowa.
February 1 – Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
February 19 – The SS Naronic is believed to have sunk due to a storm.
February 23 – Rudolf Diesel receives a patent for the diesel engine.
February 24 – American University is established by an Act of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Standard graph 1943:
September 20 1943
Original Graph 1943:
October 25 1943
JANUARY 3 2011
January 11 – Louis Pasteur's anti-rabies treatment is defended in the French Academy of Medicine by Dr. Joseph Grancher.
January 20 – The United States Senate allows the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base.
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is formed.
Brisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres – a record for any Australian capital city.
March 3: Helen Keller and Sullivan.January 24 – Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian troops defeat the Italians.
January 28 – In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, USA, the largest snowflakes on record are reported. They are 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches
(20 cm) thick.
January 28 – Construction of the foundations of the Eiffel Tower starts in Paris, France.
February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.
February 5 – The Giuseppe Verdi opera Otello premieres at La Scala.
February 8 – The Dawes Act, or the General Allotment Act, is enacted.
February 23 – The French Riviera is hit by a large earthquake, killing around 2,000 along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
February 26 – At the Sydney Cricket Ground, George Lohmann becomes the first bowler to take eight wickets in a Test innings.
March 3 – Anne Sullivan begins teaching Helen Keller.
March 4 – Gottlieb Daimler unveils his first automobile.
March 7 – North Carolina State University is established as North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.
March 13 – Chester Greenwood patents earmuffs.
January 3 2011
March 4 – President of the United States Benjamin Harrison is succeeded by Stephen Grover Cleveland.
March 10 – Côte d'Ivoire becomes a French colony.
March 20 – In Belgium, Adam Worth is sentenced to 7 years for robbery (he is released in 1897).
May 1: World's Columbian Exposition, ChicagoApril 1 – The rank of Chief Petty Officer is established in the United States Navy.
April 8 – The first recorded college basketball game occurs in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania between the Geneva College Covenanters and the New
April 17 – Riots of Mons during the Belgian general strike of 1893, The day after, Belgian parliament approved Universal suffrage.
April 17 – Alpha Xi Delta founded
May 1 – The 1893 World's Fair, also known as the World's Columbian Exposition, opens to the public in Chicago, USA. The first United States
commemorative postage stamps are issued for the Exposition.
January 3 2011 1943 graph, standard:
September 21 1943
January 3 2011 1943 graph original:
October 26 1943
JANUARY 4 2011
March 19 – Henry Cogswell College is established by Henry D. Cogswell.
March 4: Daimler April–JuneApril 1 – Mumbai Fire Brigade was established.
April 4 – Argonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States.
April 10 – The Catholic University of America is founded on Easter Sunday.
April 21 – Schnaebele incident – French/German border incident nearly leads to war between the two countries.
May 3 – An earthquake hits Sonora, Mexico.
May 9 – Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show opens in London.
May 14 – The cornerstone of the new Stanford University, in northern California, is laid (the college opens in 1891).
January 4 2011 original graph:
May 5 – Panic of 1893: A crash on the New York Stock Exchange starts a depression.
May 9 – Edison's 1½ inch system of Kinetoscope is first demonstrated in public at the Brooklyn Institute.
May 10 – The United States Supreme Court legally declares the tomato to be a vegetable.
May – The Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland is formed.
June 22: Flagship Victoria sinks.June 6 – Prince George, Duke of York marries Mary of Teck.
June 7 – Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience in India.
June 17 – Gold is found in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
June 20 – The Wengernalpbahn railway in Wengen, Switzerland (Canton of Bern) is opened.
June 22 – The flagship Victoria of the British Mediterranean Fleet collides with Camperdown and sinks in 10 minutes; Vice-admiral Sir George Tryon
goes down with his ship.
June 20: Wengernalpbahn railway.July 1 - U.S. President Grover Cleveland is operated on in secret
January 4 2011 comparison with 1943, standard graph:
September 22 1943
January 4 2011 comparison with 1943, original graph:
October 27 1943
JANUARY 5 2011
June 8 – Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punched card calculator.
June 18 – The Reinsurance Treaty is closed between Germany and Russia.
June 21 – The British Empire celebrates Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, marking the 50th year of her reign. 
June 23 – The Rocky Mountains Park Act becomes law in Canada, creating that nation's first national park, Banff National Park. 
June 28 – Minot, North Dakota is incorporated as a city.
June 23: Banff National Park.June 29 – The United Retail Federation is established in Brisbane.
 July–SeptemberJuly 1 – Construction of the metal structure of the Eiffel Tower starts in Paris, France
July 12 – Odense Boldklub, the Danish football team, is founded as the Odense Cricket Club
January 5 2011 on original graph:
July 6 – The small town of Pomeroy, Iowa is nearly destroyed by a tornado; 71 people are killed and 200 injured.
July 11 – Kokichi Mikimoto, in Japan, develops the method to seed and grow cultured pearls.
Frederick Jackson Turner gives a lecture titled "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" before the American Historical Association in
The Dundee FC, a Scottish football club, is formed.
August 27 – The Sea Islands Hurricane hits Savannah, Charleston, and the Sea Islands, killing 1,000–2,000.
July 11: Mikimoto develops cultured pearls.September 7 – The Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club, the oldest Italian football club, is formed.
September 7 – Under the pressure of a general strike, the Belgian Federal Parliament accepts a proposal to accept general multiple suffrage.
January 5 2011 comparison with 1943: standard graph
September 23 1943
September 23 – WWII: The Republic of Salò is founded.
January 5 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
October 28 1943:
October 28 – The alleged date of The Philadelphia Experiment, in which the U.S. destroyer escort USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible to human
observers for a brief period.
JANUARY 6 2011
July 26 – L. L. Zamenhof publishes "Dr. Esperanto's International Tongue".
August – The U.S. National Institutes of Health is founded at the Marine Hospital, Staten Island, NY, as the Laboratory of Hygiene.
August 13 – The Hibernian F.C. defeats Preston North End to win the "Championship of the World" after the two teams win the Association football Cup
competitions in their respective countries.
September 5 – The Theatre Royal, Exeter, England burns down, killing 186 people.
January 6 2011 on original graph:
September 11 – The World Parliament of Religions in Chicago opens its first meeting.
September 11 – Standing ovation to Hindu monk Swami Vivekanda for his address in Response to the welcome at the World Parliament of Religions in
Swami Vivekananda delivers an inspiring speech on his paper at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago.
New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote.
The Russian ironclad Rusalka disappears in a storm en route from Tallinn to Helsinki; her hulk is eventually discovered in July 2003, off Helsinki.
September 21 – Brothers Charles and Frank Duryea drive the first gasoline-powered motorcar in America on public roads in Springfield,
September 23 – The Bahá'í Faith is first publicly mentioned in the United States at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago.
September 27 – The World Parliament of Religions holds its closing meeting in Chicago.
September 28 – The Portuguese sports club Futebol Clube do Porto is founded.
 October–DecemberOctober 10 – The first car number plates appear in Paris, France.
October 23 – The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) is founded by the Bulgarians in the town of Thessaloniki.Its aim was to
libarate the region of Macedonia from the Ottoman Turks.
October 30 – The 1893 World's Fair, also known as the World's Columbian Exposition, closes.
November – In the United Kingdom, the Local Government Act 1894 is read for the second time in the House of Commons.
November 7 – Colorado women are granted the right to vote.
January 6 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
September 24 1943
original graph 1943 comparison
October 29 1943
JANUARY 7 2011
September 28 – Start of the 1887 Yellow River flood in China, killing 900,000 to 2,000,000 people.
July 26: Esperanto October–DecemberOctober 1 – The British Empire takes over Balochistan.
October 3 – Florida A&M University opens its doors in Tallahassee, Florida.
November – Results of the Michelson-Morley experiment are published, indicating that the speed of light is independent of motion.
November 3 – The Associação Académica de Coimbra, the students' union of the University of Coimbra in Portugal, is founded.
November 8 – Emile Berliner is granted a patent for his Gramophone.
November 10 – Louis Lingg, sentenced to be hanged for his alleged role in the Haymarket Riot bomb, kills himself by dynamite.
November 11 – August Spies, Albert Parsons, Adolph Fischer, George Engel, Michael Schwab, and Samuel Fielden are hanged for inciting riot and murder
in the Haymarket Riot of May 4, 1886.
November 13 – Bloody Sunday: Police clash with pro-Irish independence protesters.
November 15 – The FC Basel Club is founded.
December 5 – Plural voting is abolished in New South Wales.
December 16 – Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" receives its premiere at Carnegie Hall, New York City.
December – Carl Anton Larsen becomes the first man to ski in Antarctica.
December – Arthur Conan Doyle surprises the reading public by revealing in the story 'The Adventure of the Final Problem', published in this month's
Strand Magazine, that his character Sherlock Holmes had apparently died at the Reichenbach Falls on May 4, 1891.
January 4 – A military alliance is established between the French Third Republic and the Russian Empire.
January 7 – William Kennedy Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.
January 9 – New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts
January 7 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
September 25 1943
January 7 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
October 30 1943
October 30 – The Merrie Melodies animated short Falling Hare, one of the only shorts with Bugs getting out-smarted, is released in the United
JANUARY 8 2011
December 5 – International Bureau of Intellectual Property.
December 25 – Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky is first produced
January 3 – The 91-centimeter telescope is first used at Lick Observatory.
January 12 – Blizzards (see: Schoolhouse Blizzard) hit Dakota Territory, the states of Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas, leaving 235
dead, many of whom are children on their way home from school.
January 13 – In Washington, DC, the National Geographic Society is founded.
January 8 2011 on original graph:
February 12 – French anarchist Émile Henry set off a bomb in a Parisian cafe, killing one person and wounding twenty.
February 15 – At 04:51 GMT, French anarchist Martial Bourdin attempts to destroy the Royal Greenwich Observatory, London, England with a bomb.
March 1 – Thomas McGreevy, Canadian politician and contractor, is released from prison after serving time for defrauding the government.
March 4 – First Sino-Japanese War: A great fire in Shanghai destroys over 1,000 buildings.
March 12 – For the first time, Coca-Cola is sold in bottles.
January 8 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
September 26 1943
January 8 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
October 31 1943
JANUARY 9 2011
February 27 – In West Orange, New Jersey, Thomas Edison meets with Eadweard Muybridge, who proposes a scheme for sound film.
March 8 – The Agriculture College of Utah, (later Utah State University) is founded in Logan, Utah.
March 11 – The "Great Blizzard of '88" begins along the eastern seaboard of the United States, shutting down commerce and killing more than 400.
March 20 – The very first Romani language operetta premieres in Moscow, Russia.
March 22 – The Football League is formed.
March 27 – Dorus Rijkers saves the 30-man crew of the Renown, risking his own life.
March 21 – A syzygy of planets occurs as Mercury transits the Sun as seen from Venus, and Mercury and Venus both transit the Sun as seen from
Saturn. But no two of the transits are simultaneous.
March 25 – Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs from Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
May 14: Blackpool Tower.April 16 – Manchester City Football Club is formed.
April 21 – A bituminous coal miners' strike closes mines across the United States.
May – The bubonic plague breaks out in the Tai Ping Shan area of Hong Kong (by the end of the year, the death toll is 2,552 people).
Coxey's Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
The May Day Riots of 1894 break out in Cleveland, Ohio.
May 11 – Pullman Strike: Three thousand Pullman Palace Car Company workers go on a "wildcat" (without union approval) strike in Illinois.
A meteor shower is seen in Southern France.
Blackpool Tower is opened in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
May 21 – The Manchester Ship Canal and Docks are opened by Queen Victoria.
January 9 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
September 27 1943
September 27 – WWII: The 4-day Naples Uprising begins.
January 9 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
November 1 1943
November 1 – WWII – Operation Goodtime: United States Marines land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands
JANUARY 10 2011
April 3 – The Brighton Beach Hotel in Coney Island is moved 520 feet using six steam locomotives by Civil Engineer B.C. Miller to save it from ocean
April 6 – first New Year's Day of the solar calendar adopted by Siamese King Chulalongkorn with the 106th anniversary of Bangkok's founding in 1782
as its epoch (reference date).
April 11 – The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.
May 1 – The United States Congress establishes the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.
May 13 – Brazil abolishes the last remnants of slavery.
May 28 – In Scotland, the Celtic F.C. plays its first official match winning 5–2 against Rangers F.C..
May 30 – Hong Kong Peak Tram began operation.
June – Annie Besant organizes the London matchgirls strike of 1888.
The Kingdom of Sedang is formed in modern-day Vietnam.
Casey at the Bat is published.
January 10 2011
June 22 – Dahomey becomes a French colony.
June 23 – The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
June 24 – Sadi Carnot, president of France, is assassinated.
June 30 – The Tower Bridge in London opens for traffic.
July: Fire damages Columbian Exposition.July – A fire at the site of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago destroys most of the remaining
July 4 – The short-lived Republic of Hawaii is proclaimed by Sanford B. Dole.
July 4 – FC La Chaux-de-Fonds founded.
January 10 2011 comparison with 1943: standard graph
September 28 1943:
January 10 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
November 2 1943
November 2 – WWII: In the early morning hours, American and Japanese ships fight the inconclusive Battle of Empress Augusta Bay off Bougainville.
JANUARY 11 2011
June 15 – Wilhelm II is crowned German Emperor.
June 19 – In Chicago, the Republican Convention opens at the Auditorium Building. Benjamin Harrison & Levi Morton win the nominations for President
and Vice President, respectively.
June 29 – Handel's Israel in Egypt is recorded onto wax cylinder at The Crystal Palace, it being the earliest known recording of classical music.
June 30 – The Marine Biological Association Laboratory opened on Plymouth Hoe Devon UK. Website: www.mba.ac.uk
August 31: Victim found from Jack the Ripper?July 25 – Frank Edward McGurrin, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City, Utah, purportedly the only
person using touch typing at the time, wins a decisive victory over Louis Traub in a typing contest held in Cincinnati, Ohio. This date can be called
the birthday of the touch typing method that is widely used now.
July 27 – The British Parliament passes an act that permits bicycles on the road, on condition that they are equipped with a bell that should be
rung while on the carriageway. The law is eventually abolished in 1930.
August 5 – Berta Benz arrives in Pforzheim, having driven 40 miles (64 km) from Mannheim in a car manufactured by her husband Karl Benz, thus
completing the first "long-distance" drive in the history of the automobile.
August 7 – The body of Martha Tabram is found, a possible murder victim of Jack the Ripper.
August 1 – War is declared between the Qing Empire of China and the Empire of Japan, over their rival claims of influence on their common ally, the
Joseon Dynasty of Korea. The event marks the start of the first Sino-Japanese War.
August 15 – Sante Geronimo Caserio is executed for the assassination of Marie François Sadi Carnot.
September 1 – Great Hinckley Fire: A forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota kills more than 450 people.
September 4 – In New York City, 12,000 tailors strike against sweatshop working conditions.
January 11 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
September 29 1943
original graph comparison:
November 3 1943
JANUARY 12 2011
August 20 – There is a mutiny at Dufile, India, and the Emin Pasha is imprisoned.
August 31 – Mary Ann Nichols is murdered. She is considered the first of Jack the Ripper's victims.
September 4 – George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a patent for his camera which uses roll film.
September 6 – Charles Turner becomes the first cricket bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season – a feat since accomplished only by Tom
Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).
In London, the dead body of Annie Chapman is found. She is considered to be the second victim of Jack the Ripper.
In England, the first 6 Football League matches are played.
September 30 – In London, the bodies of Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes are found. They are generally considered Jack the Ripper's third and
fourth victims, respectively.
October 9: Washington Monument opens. October–DecemberOctober 1 – Sofia University officially opens, becoming the first university in
October 9 – The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.
January 12 2011 original graph:
October 1 – The Owl Club of Cape Town, South Africa has its first formal meeting.
October 15 – Dreyfus affair: French Army officer Alfred Dreyfus is arrested for spying.
October 30 – Domenico Menegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
November 1 – Russian Tsar Alexander III is succeeded by his son Nicholas II.
November 6 – Major Republican landslide in the United States House of Representatives elections, 1894, which set the stage for the decisive Election
November 7 – The Masonic Grand Lodge de France is founded, splitting from the larger and older Grand Orient de France.
November 5 – West Palm Beach, Florida is incorporated as a city.
January 12 2011 comparison with 1943: standard
September 30 1943
November 4 1943
JANUARY 13 2011
October 14 – Louis Le Prince films the first motion picture: Roundhay Garden Scene in Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK (followed by his movie
October 25 – St. Cuthbert's Society, University of Durham is founded after a general meeting, chaired by the Reverend Hastings Rashdall.
November 6 – U.S. presidential election, 1888: United States Democratic Party incumbent Grover Cleveland wins the popular vote, but loses the
Electoral College vote to Republican challenger Benjamin Harrison, therefore losing the election.
November 9 – In London, England, the dead body of Mary Jane Kelly is found. She is considered to be the fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's
victims. A number of similar murders in England follow, but the police attribute them to copy-cat killers.
November 27 – Delta Delta Delta was founded at Boston University.
December 18 – Women in South Australia become the first in Australia to gain the right to vote and to be elected to Parliament.
December 21 – Mackenzie Bowell becomes Canada's fifth prime minister.
December 22 – Dreyfus Affair: French Army officer Alfred Dreyfus is convicted of treason.
January 5 – Dreyfus Affair: French officer Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his army rank and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island.
January 17 – Félix Faure was elected President of French Republic after the resignation of Jean Casimir-Perier.
January 21 – The National Trust is founded in Britain by Octavia Hill, Robert Hunter and Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley
January 3 2011 comparison with 1943 standard graph:
October 1 1943:
October 1 – WWII: American forces enter liberated Naples.
January 3 2011 comparison with 1943 original graph:
November 5 1943
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