Saturday 11 December 1920


It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Madame DuBarry, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Madame DuBarry

Madame DuBarry

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke

Country: United States

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The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte, Noah Beery

Country: United States

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The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Clarence L. Brown

Starring: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe

Country: United States



Directed by: Gennaro Righelli

Starring: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Annibale Betrone, Alfonso Cassini

Country: United States

Der Verächter des Todes

Der Verächter des Todes

Directed by: Harry Piel

Starring: Friedrich Berger, Karl Braun, Johanna Piel Jr.

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1920 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eddy Firestone: San Francisco, California -- Actor (Eddy-Mixed Doubles).
  • Jacques Douai: French singer, dubbed "the modern troubadour" for having reprised many medieval songs and old French folklore.
  • Denis Jenkinson: English motorcycle racer and journalist (d. 1996).
See other famous people born on 11 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Martial law is declared in Ireland.
  • Finland joins the League of Nations.
  • An 8.6 Richter scale Haiyuan earthquake causes a landslide in Gansu Province, China, killing 180,000.

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1920?

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1354


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

A classic coming-of-age adventure romance about Scottish lumber company owner Hector McKaye and his son.

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright

The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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The River's End by James Oliver Curwood

The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

Royal Northwest Mounted Policeman Derwent Conniston has been chasing outlaw John Keith for four years up in the arctic part of Canada. Just when he is about to get his man, Conniston falls deathly ill.

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