Sunday 1 October 1911
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Torriani and Edward P.
A Tale of the Australian Bush, directed by Gaston Mervale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1911 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Richard Torriani: Switzerland -- Took Olympic oath (1948).
- Edward P: Boland (Representative-Democrat-Massachusetts).
- Fletcher Knebel: American novelist.
- Mouna : French libertarian philosopher, nomad, pacifist, and environmentalist before his time, who often roamed the streets of Paris by bike.
- Irwin Kostal: American songwriter screenwriter and publisher (d. 1994).
- Heinrich Mark: Estonian lawyer and politician 5th Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 2004)
- Wilhelm Dilthey: German philosopher and social scientist, probably the key figure in the "idealist" tradition of modern social thought.
- United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Naughty Marietta Selection - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
- For Every Boy Who's Lonely, There's a Girl Who's Lonely - Lyric Quartet
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