Friday 18 August 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amelia Boynton Robinson and Jacques Wertheimer.
Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1911 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Amelia Boynton Robinson: American leader in the Schiller Institute.
- Jacques Wertheimer: French businessman who inherited and ran the renowned House of Chanel perfume company.
- Ren? Florio: Grenoble physician.
- Amelia Robinson: American activist (d. 2015).
- Klara von Neumann: Hungarian computer scientist and programmer (d. 1963).
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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