Wednesday 22 February 1911
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Ellis and Bill Baker.
A Tale of Two Cities, directed by William Humphrey, 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 22 February 1911
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1911 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1911 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Silver Bell - That Girl Quartet
- Ada Jones & Billy Murray - Silver Bell
- Gems from The Merry Widow - Victor Light Opera Co.
- I've Got Your Number - Elida Morris & Walter Van Brunt