1911 in Scotland
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Events from 1911 in Scotland
- 27 January - Opening of Scottish Motor Exhibition in Edinburgh.
- March–April - Eleven thousand workers at the Singer Manufacturing Co. sewing machine factory on Clydebank go on strike in solidarity with twelve female colleagues protesting against work process reorganisation. Four hundred alleged ringleaders are dismissed.
- 2 May–4 November - Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry at Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow.
- 9 May - A fire at the Empire Palace Theatre in Edinburgh kills eleven people, including illusionist Sigmund Neuberger ("The Great Lafayette") and also his lion and horse.
- 19 July -Thistle Chapel, designed by Robert Lorimer, dedicated in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh.
- 24 July - Start of Scottish leg of first Daily Mail Circuit of Britain air race, Hendon–Harrogate–Newcastle–Edinburgh–Stirling–Glasgow–Carlisle.
- 11 September - Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 10th Baronet, buys the ruined Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull to restore as the seat of the Clan Maclean.
- 16 October - New building for the Mitchell Library opened in Glasgow.
- Release of Rob Roy, the first British-made three-reel feature film, shot by the Scottish company United Films Ltd in studios at Rouken Glen on the edge of Glasgow and on location in Aberfoyle.
- Harry Lauder writes the popular song "Roamin' In The Gloamin'".
- 11 February - Alec Cairncross, economist (died 1998)
- 24 January - Muir Mathieson, film composer (died 1975)
- 31 May - Leonard Boden, portrait painter (died 1999)
- 26 October - Sorley MacLean, poet (died 1996)
- 4 December - William Baxter, Labour MP for West Stirlingshire (1959-1974) (died 1979)
- 14 February - Eustace Balfour, architect (born 1854)
- 4 October - Joseph Bell, surgeon (born 1837)
- 11 December - William McGregor, football administrator and founder of the Football League (born 1846)
- "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
- "The Singer strike 1911". Glasgow Digital Library. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- "Singer Sewing Factory strike – 1911". Scotland’s History. BBC. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- "The Scottish Exhibition of History, Art and Industry - Glasgow 1911". Exhibition Study Group. 2004. Retrieved 2014-07-06.
- "Chronology of Scottish History". A Timeline of Scottish History. Rampant Scotland. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
- "Lord Rosebery On Books: The Mitchell Library in Glasgow". The Times (39718) (London). 1911-10-17. p. 4.
- Merz, Caroline (2012-12-19). "Where are they now? Early Scottish feature films". Early Cinema in Scotland, 1896-1927. Retrieved 2014-04-03.