Wednesday 9 August 1911
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert McCormick and William A Fowler.
Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1911 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Robert McCormick: Danville, Kentucky -- NBC newscaster (Current Opinion).
- William A Fowler: United States -- Astrophysicist (Nobel 1983).
- William Fowler: American astronomer and astrophysicist Nobel Laureate (d. 1996).
- Eddie Futch: American boxer and trainer (d. 2001).
- John McQuade: Northern Irish soldier boxer and politician (d. 1984).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Life's a Funny Proposition, After All - George M. Cohan
- Mighty Lak' a Rose - Marguerite Dunlap
- Love is Like a Red, Red Rose - Henry Burr & Elise Stevenson
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