Thursday 17 August 1911
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
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 17 August 1911 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Frederik de Merode: Belgian Prince.
- Mickhail Botvinnik: Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and three-time World Chess Champion, widely considered one of the greatest chess players of all time.
- Marie Eckstrom: American astrologer, unmarried.
- Wolfgang Röhder: German Nazi military, a Sturmbannführer (Major), in the Waffen-SS during World War II.
- Wolfgan Rohder: Germany Military man.
- Mikhail Botvinnik: Russian chess player, grandmaster and world champion (Born 1911)
- Martin Sandberger: German colonel and lawyer (d. 2010)
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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