Saturday 8 April 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas Hyde and Emil Mihai Cioran.
Hamlet, directed by August Blom, 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 8 April 1911 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Douglas Hyde: Socialist / Christian.
- Emil Mihai Cioran: Writer / aphorist.
- Melvin Calvin: American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997).
- Emil Cioran: Romanian-French philosopher and academic (d. 1995).
- Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovers superconductivity.
- Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovers Superconductivityvan Delft, D., and Kes, P. The discovery of superconductivity. Physics Today (September 2010), 38–43.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Love the Name of Mary - Will Oakland
- Grizzly Bear - Arthur Collins
- Cheer Up, My Honey - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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