Saturday 20 May 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gardner F[rancis] Fox and Annie M G Schmidt writer (Fam Doorsnee.
Privatsekretæren, directed by August Blom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1911 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Gardner F[rancis] Fox: United States -- Sci-fi author (Kothar-Barbarian Swordsman).
- Annie M G Schmidt writer (Fam Doorsnee: Jip and Janneke).
- Annie Schmidt: Dutch author, the "mother of Dutch theatrical song".
- Anna Schmidt: Netherlands Writer.
- Gardner Fox: American writer (Born 1911).
- Edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 minutes Notts versus Sussex.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
- I Love It - American Quartet
- Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.
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