March 1911 in history

March 1911 events chronologically

Mar 8 International Women's Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women's Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany
Mar 25 In New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire kills 146 garment workers
Mar 29 The M1911 .45 ACP pistol becomes the official U.S. Army side arm

Top 7 most famous people born in March 1911

Mar 3 Jean Harlow an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.
Mar 13 L. Ron Hubbard an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology. After establishing a career as a writer, becoming best known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, he developed a self-help system called Dianetics which was first expounded in book form in May 1950. He subsequently developed his ideas into a wide-ranging set of doctrines and rituals as part of a new religious movement that he called Scientology. His writings became the guiding texts for the Church of Scientology and a number of affiliated organizations that address such diverse topics as business administration, literacy and drug rehabilitation
Mar 16 Josef Mengele a German Schutzstaffel officer and physician in Auschwitz concentration camp during World War He was notorious for the selection of victims to be killed in the gas chambers and for performing unscientific and often deadly human experiments on prisoners. After the war, he fled to South America, where he evaded capture for the rest of his life
Mar 24 Joseph Barbera an Italian-American animator, director, producer, storyboard artist, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of fans worldwide for much of the 20th century.
Mar 25 Jack Ruby a nightclub operator in Dallas, Texas. On November 24, 1963, Ruby fatally shot Lee Harvey Oswald, who was in police custody after being charged with the murder of John Kennedy two days earlier. A Dallas jury found Ruby guilty of murdering Oswald, and Ruby was sentenced to death. Later, Ruby appealed his conviction and was granted a new trial. As the date for his new trial was being set, Ruby became ill and died of a pulmonary embolism due to lung cancer
Mar 26 Tennessee Williams an American playwright and author of many stage classics.
Mar 26 Bernard Katz a German-born biophysicist, noted for his work on nerve biochemistry. He shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 1970 with Julius Axelrod and Ulf von Euler. He was knighted in 1970

Top 7 most famous people died in March 1911

Mar 1 Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff a Dutch physical and organic chemist and the first winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is best known for his discoveries in chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, osmotic pressure, and stereochemistry. Van 't Hoff's work in these subjects helped found the discipline of physical chemistry as it is today
Mar 7 Antonio Fogazzaro an Italian novelist.
Mar 15 William D. Bloxham an American politician. He served as the 13th and 17th Governor of Florida in two non-consecutive terms. Prior to his first term as governor, he served in the Florida House of Representatives
Mar 23 Oscar Roty one of the most celebrated medallists of the Art Nouveau period.
Mar 24 Dragan Tsankov a Bulgarian politician and the first Liberal Party Prime Minister of the country.
Mar 29 Alexandre Guilmant a French organist and composer.
Mar 30 Ellen Swallow Richards an industrial and environmental chemist in the United States during the 19th century. Her pioneering work in sanitary engineering and experimental research in domestic science laid a foundation for the new science of home economics. She was the founder of the home economics movement characterized by the application of science to the home, and the first to apply chemistry to the study of nutrition