Friday 1 December 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yolanda Betegh and Tarzan .
Arrah-Na-Pogue, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1911 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Yolanda Betegh: Romanian healer who discovered her healing talent while still a young woman.
- Tarzan : American fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
- Walter Alston: American baseball player and manager (Born 1911).
- Calvin Griffith: Canadian-born baseball executive (d. 1999).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Chicken Reel - Arthur Collins
- Red Rose Rag - Dolly Connolly
- Spanish Love - Andrea Sarto
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