Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1911

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.