Saturday 2 September 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William Fisk Harrah and Romare Bearden.
Three Million Dollars, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 September 1911
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1911 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- William Fisk Harrah
- Romare Bearden: American painter and author (d. 1988).
- Eileen Way: Actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin).
- Rene Amengual: Composer.
- William Harrah: American gambling czar, the founder of Harrah's Casinos in Reno and Lake Tahoe, NV, the world's second largest gambling operation.
- Maria Lambour: French-Breton centenarian, she became lately an iconic figure on the French TV (advertising).
- Joao Chagas forms Portuguese government
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms - John McCormack
- Kathleen Mavourneen - John McCormack