Monday 20 March 1911
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alfonso Garcia Robles and Paul Fraisse.
Captain Starlight, or Gentleman of the Road, directed by Alfred Rolfe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1911 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Alfonso Garcia Robles: Mexican diplomat and politician who, in conjunction with Sweden's Alva Myrdal, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982.
- Paul Fraisse: French psychologist, Master of Conferences in Psychology at the Catholic Faculties of Lyon, 1937-39.
- Mieke Verstraete: Belgian / Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled).
- Alfonso Robles: Mexican lawyer and diplomat Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991).
- Jean-Theodore Radoux composer: dies at age 75.
- National Squah Tennis Association formed (New York City, New York).
- Winter Garden Theater opens at 1634 Broadway New York City.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1911 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The Dublin Rag - Ada Jones
- Enrico Caruso - For You Alone
- The Grizzly Bear - American Quartet
- The Old Oaken Bucket - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- I'm Looking for a Nice Young Fellow Who is Looking for a Nice Young Girl - American Quartet & Ada Jones
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