Friday 20 October 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Will Rogers Jr and Bernard Zehrfuss.
Giovanna la pallida, directed by Gennaro Righelli, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1911 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Will Rogers Jr: (Rep-D) / actor (Boy from Okla), commits suicide at 81.
- Bernard Zehrfuss: French architect and chief Architect of public buildings and national palaces.
- Will Rogers: American noted family, the son of Oklahoma humorist Will Rogers.
- Helen Hayes Theater (Folies Bergere) opens at 210 W 46th St, New York City
- Roald Amundsen sets out on race to South Pole.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Save Up Your Kisses for a Rainy Day - Henry Burr & Elise Stevenson
- When You're in Town - Henry Burr & Elise Stevenson
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