Saturday 21 October 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Robinson in McAlester and Mary Blair.
Three Million Dollars, directed by Allan Dwan, 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 21 October 1911
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1911 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Mary Robinson in McAlester: Oklahoma, USA; Disney artist (It's a Small World), worked on Disney animation and live films, and parks, named Disney Legend in 1991.
- Mary Blair: American illustrator and animator (d. 1978).
- Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union
- RS Hichens and M Hudsons Garden of Allah, premieres in New York City
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Gems from Madame Sherry - Victor Light Opera Co.
- Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree - Bob Roberts