Texas Timeline Index
1911 January 03
The Slanton water well comes in, helping to transform semiarid west Texas into a breadbasket for the nation.1911 April 07
Sarah Bernhardt plays Galveston in her farewell performance.1911 May 10
Lt. George Kelly is the first military pilot to die in a plane crash; it happens in San Antonio.1911 May 21
Dictator Porfirio Diaz resigns, bringing temporary calm to revolution-torn Mexico.1911 July 07
Alphonso Steele, last survivor of San Jacinto, dies at his grandson's home near Kosse.1911 November 04
Col. Edward House of Houston meets Woodrow Wilson and becomes his aide and confidant.