Thursday 21 December 1911
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Pinocchio, directed by Giulio Antamoro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Which were the important events of 21 December 1911 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Josh Gibson: Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35.
- Howard Polk: American astrologer, a lecturer, teacher and writer.
- Junie Astor: French actress of stage and film.
- Leonard Block: American executive and CEO of Block Drug, the manufacturer of Polident drug products.
- Yves Godard: French Army officer who fought in World War II, First Indochina War and Algerian War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Oh, You Beautiful Doll - American Quartet
- Knock Wood - Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt
- Joy to the World - Trinity Choir
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