Friday 18 August 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1911). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Wertheimer and Amelia Boynton Robinson.
The Accident, directed by Christopher Lawrence Chapman, 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 18 August 1911
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1911 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Jacques Wertheimer: French businessman who inherited and ran the renowned House of Chanel perfume company.
- Elinor Smith: Aviator.
- Amelia Boynton Robinson: American leader in the Schiller Institute.
- Ren? Florio: Grenoble physician.
- Amelia Robinson: American activist (d. 2015).
- Klara von Neumann: Hungarian computer scientist and programmer (d. 1963).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1911 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- That Railroad Rag - Walter Van Brunt
- Don't Wake Me Up, I'm Dreaming - Walter Van Brunt
- The Mississippi Dippy Dip - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Infanta March - Fred Van Eps
- In the Land of Harmony - Arthur Collins