Wednesday 11 July 1906
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harry Von Zell Indianapolis Indiana and Georges Blond.
Three American Beauties, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1906 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Harry Von Zell Indianapolis Indiana: USA; TV announcer (Burns and Allen).
- Georges Blond: French naval engineer and writer.
- Herbert Wehner: German journalist and politician, Federal Minister of Intra-German Relations from 1966 to 1969.
- The Gillette-Brown murder inspires Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy.