Thursday 5 October 1911
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Flann O'Brien and Daniel Pézeril.
A Tale of the Australian Bush, directed by Gaston Mervale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1911 ?
- Flann O'Brien: Irish humorist (d. 1966).
- Daniel Pézeril: French Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of Paris in the time of Cardinal François Marty.
- Pierre Dansereau: Canadian ecologist and academic (d. 2011).
- Brian O'Nolan: Irish author and playwright (d. 1966).
- Charles-Theodore Malherbe: Composer, dies at 58.
- Italian troops occupy Tripoli
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Naughty Marietta Selection - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
- For Every Boy Who's Lonely, There's a Girl Who's Lonely - Lyric Quartet
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