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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 16, 1911

    Buckingham Palace

    Victoria Memorial

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 16, 1911

    The last major building work took place during the reign of King George V when, in 1913, Sir Aston Webb redesigned Blore's 1850 East Front to resemble in part Giacomo Leoni's Lyme Park in Cheshire. This new, refaced principal façade (of Portland stone) was designed to be the backdrop to the Victoria Memorial, a large memorial statue of Queen Victoria, placed outside the main gates.




  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    Titanic

    Building

    Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    The name Titanic derives from the Titan of Greek mythology. Built in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.




  • Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 13, 1911

    Edward VIII

    Officially invested as Prince of Wales

    Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 13, 1911

    Edward was officially invested as Prince of Wales in a special ceremony at Caernarfon Castle on 13 July 1911.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1911

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    First Universal Races Congress

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1911

    In 1911 Du Bois attended the First Universal Races Congress in London and he published his first novel, The Quest of the Silver Fleece.




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