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  • Marseille, France
    Wednesday Jul 5, 1911

    Ho Chi Minh

    The Steamer arrived In Marseille

    Marseille, France
    Wednesday Jul 5, 1911

    The steamer departed on 5 June 1911 and arrived in Marseille, France on 5 July 1911. The ship then left for Le Havre and Dunkirk, returning to Marseille in mid-September. There, he applied for the French Colonial Administrative School, but his application was rejected and he instead decided to begin traveling the world by working on ships and visited many countries from 1911 to 1917.




  • Ontario, Canada
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1911

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    Great Porcupine Fire

    Ontario, Canada
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1911

    The Great Porcupine Fire of 1911 was one of the most devastating forest fires ever to strike the Ontario northland. Spring had come early that year, followed by an abnormally hot dry spell that lasted into the summer. This created ideal conditions for the ensuing disaster, in which a number of smaller fires converged. Official counts list 73 dead, though it is estimated the actual toll could have been as high as 200.




  • 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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