Friday 13 October 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
A Tale of the Australian Bush, directed by Gaston Mervale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Ashok Kumar: Indian actor singer and producer (d. 2001).
- Millosh Nikolla: Albanian poet and author (d. 1938).
- Ticker Freeman: Paterson, New Jersey -- Pianist (Dinah Shore Show).
- Jens Von der Lippe: Norwegian ceramist, non-fiction writer, and educator.
- Pierre Lenoir: St-Mihiel Military man.
- Ulysse Cartonnet: French champion swimmer, who won bronze in the 200m breaststroke at the 1932 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles.
- André Jeanson: French trade unionist, vice-chairman of the CFTC and president of the CFDT.
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- Dance of the Grizzly Bear - American Quartet
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