Friday May 11, 1917: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/11/1917, UK date format: 11/5/1917

May 11th, 1917 was the 131st day of the year 1917 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Georges Hatz and Hon Montague.

The number one song in US was Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile by Helen Clark.

A Mormon Maid, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1917

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 11, 1917 Events

What happened on May 11, 1917?

Historical Events

  • Britain grants Royal Letters Patent to New Zealand.

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What happened on May 11 in history? Find out the list of May 11th major events

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May 11, 1917 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 11, 1917?

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How old am I?

If May 11, 1917 is your birthday you are 106 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 11.

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May 11, 1917 Famous Deaths

Who died on May 11, 1917?

Other May 11th famous deaths

  • Jamaican reggae singer and song writer, musician and guitarist, who has achieved international fame.

  • British double agent, master spy and traitor.

  • Hendrix was a bass guitarist and songwriter.

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May 11, 1917 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Fire

Snake personality

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May 11, 1917 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 11, 1917?

The day of the week was Friday.

May 11th marks the 130th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1917.

There are 234 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 11, 1917 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 11, 1917?


  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Blessed John Rochester
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
  • Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).


  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
  • Saint James Walworth
  • Saint Bertilla
  • Saint Gengou Gangulphus
  • Saint Gauthier of Esterp
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 11, 1917? Which were the top hits on May 11, 1917?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile
  2. - Ev'ry Little While
  3. - Keep Your Eye on the Girlie You Love
  4. - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

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A Mormon Maid

A Mormon Maid

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman

Country: United States of America

The Whip

The Whip

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook

The Poor Little Rich Girl

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States of America

A Girl's Folly

A Girl's Folly

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge, Jane Adair

Country: United States of America

The Vicar of Wakefield

The Vicar of Wakefield

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

Birth chart on this day

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May 11, 1917 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for May 11, 1917 is Last Quarter.

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