Tuesday 16 May 1911
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zoë Fontana and Margaret Sullavan.
The Manicure Lady, directed by Mack Sennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1911
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1911 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Zoë Fontana: Italian fashion designer, founded the house of Haute Couture, Sorelle Fontana, in Rome, 1946 with her two younger sisters, Micol and Giovanna.
- Margaret Sullavan: Norfolk, Virginia -- Actress (Back Street).
- Olaff J de Landell [JB Wemmerslager van Sparwoude]: writer.
- Zeppelin Deutscheland wrecked at Dusseldorf
- Remains of a neanderthal man found in Jersey United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
- I Love It - American Quartet
- Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.