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.
Privatsekretæren, directed by August Blom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison 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 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Oh, That We Two Were Maying - Elizabeth Wheeler
- Some of These Days - American Quartet
- Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine - Ada Jones & Billy Murray & American Quartet
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