Wednesday 11 November 1925, Veteran's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Winters and June Whitfield.
Free to Love, directed by Frank O'Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 November 1925
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1925 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Jonathan Winters: American comedian, a master of mimicry.
- June Whitfield: English actress and singer.
- John Guillermin: English-American director producer and screenwriter (d. 2015).
- Jonathan Winters in Dayton: Ohio, USA; comedian (Jonathan Winters Show, Mork and Mindy).
- Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
- Louis Armstrong records first of Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings.
- Robert Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1925 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sentimental Me - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra (Knickerbockers)
- Ben Bernie & His Orchestra - Yes Sir, That's My Baby