Tuesday 9 May 1911
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harry Simeone .
The Manicure Lady, directed by Mack Sennett, 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 9 May 1911
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1911 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Harry Simeone: Newark, New Jersey -- Choral director (Kate Smith Show).
- Fire breaks out at Empire Theater in Edinburgh Scotland.
- The works of Gabriele D'Annunzio placed by the Vatican in the Index of Forbidden Books.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Some of These Days - American Quartet
- Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine - Ada Jones & Billy Murray & American Quartet
- Oh, That We Two Were Maying - Elizabeth Wheeler