Saturday 7 January 1911, Orthodox Christmas
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include René Bougnol and Rene Bougnol.
Maria Bricca, directed by Edoardo Bencivenga, 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 7 January 1911 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- René Bougnol: French fencer who won gold at both the 1932 Los Angeles Games and 1948 London Games, and a silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, all in the team foil event.
- Rene Bougnol: France sport Champion.
- Butterfly McQueen: Actress (Gone With the Wind), dies in a fire at 84.
- 1st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, San Francisco
- Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1911 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- In the Gloaming - Will Oakland & American Quartet
- In the Gloaming - Heidelberg Quintet
- It's Always June When You're in Love - Reed Miller (as James Reed)
- Ciribiribin Waltz - Prince's Orchestra
- Blaze of Glory - New York Military Band
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