Friday 13 October 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ticker Freeman and Ulysse Cartonnet.
A Tale of the Australian Bush, directed by Gaston Mervale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Ticker Freeman: Paterson, New Jersey -- Pianist (Dinah Shore Show).
- Ulysse Cartonnet: French champion swimmer, who won bronze in the 200m breaststroke at the 1932 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles.
- André Jeanson: French trade unionist, vice-chairman of the CFTC and president of the CFDT.
- Jens Von der Lippe: Norwegian ceramist, non-fiction writer, and educator.
- Pierre Lenoir: St-Mihiel Military man.
- Ashok Kumar: Indian actor singer and producer (d. 2001)
- Millosh Nikolla: Albanian poet and author (d. 1938)
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- Dance of the Grizzly Bear - American Quartet
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