Saturday 20 May 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gardner F[rancis] Fox and Annie M G Schmidt writer (Fam Doorsnee.
Privatsekretæren, directed by August Blom, 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 May 1911 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Gardner F[rancis] Fox: United States -- Sci-fi author (Kothar-Barbarian Swordsman).
- Annie M G Schmidt writer (Fam Doorsnee: Jip and Janneke).
- Annie Schmidt: Dutch author, the "mother of Dutch theatrical song".
- Anna Schmidt: Netherlands Writer.
- Gardner Fox: American writer (Born 1911).
- Edwin Boaler Alletson hits 189 in 90 minutes Notts versus Sussex.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.
- I Love It - American Quartet
- Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
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