Monday 14 August 1911
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ethel Lois Payne and Pieter Platteel.
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 14 August 1911 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Ethel Lois Payne: Journalist (Chicago Defender) / 1st Lady of Black Press.
- Pieter Platteel: Last Governor Netherlands New-Guinea.
- Maxime Richou: Najac physician.
- Jan Koetsier: Dutch composer and conductor (d.2006).
- Vethathiri Maharishi: Indian spiritual leader philosopher and author (d. 2006).
- General Leconte appointed temporary President of Haiti
- United States Senate leaders agree to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye's death.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- That Was Before I Met You (solo version) - Walter Van Brunt
- That was Before I Met You - Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt
- Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon Man - Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth
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