1911 in India

1911 in India

"See also:"
1910 in India, other events of 1911, 1912 in India and the
Timeline of Indian history.

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Events

*18 February - Henry Piquet, flying a Humber bi-plane, carried mail from Allahabad to Naini junction which was the first flight in India.
*The capital of India was moved from Calcutta to Delhi. A decision to build a residence for the Viceroy of India in Delhi was taken. "See Rashtrapati Bhavan"
*12 December - The Delhi Durbar is held, formally announcing the coronation of King George V, and his assumption of title Emperor of India.
*27 December - The "Jana Gana Mana", which would become free India's National Anthem, is sung for the first time, at the Indian National Congress annual convention at Calcutta.

Births

*31 July - Pannalal Ghosh
*21 August - Sawai Man Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur
*11 September - Lala Amarnath
*12 October - Vijay Merchant
*13 October - Ashok Kumar, actor (d.2001).
*6 December - Dinesh Gupta

Full date unknown

*Narayan Apte, accomplice in assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, executed (d.1949).

Deaths

*31 August - Mahbub Ali Khan, Nizam of Hyderabad
*13 October - Sister Nivedita


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