Monday 11 July 1921
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luigi Casola and Paul Chichet.
The Conquering Power, directed by Rex Ingram, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield 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 11 July 1921 ?
- 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)
- Luigi Casola: Italy sport Champion.
- Paul Chichet: Vernet les Bains EXecutives.
- Ilse Werner: Dutch-German actress and singer (d. 2005).
- Gabriel Lippmann: French physicist, dies at 75.
- Mongolia gains independence from China (National Day).
- A truce is called in the Irish War of Independence; see Irish calendar.
- The Red Army captures Mongolia from the White Army and establishes the Mongolian People's Republic.
- Former U.S. President William Howard Taft is sworn in as 10th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the only person to ever be both President and Chief Justice.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1921 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Whip-Poor-Will - Look for the Silver Lining (Medley) - Vernon Country Club Band
- You Can't Keep a Good Man Down - Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds
- Scandanavia - Al Jolson
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