Tuesday 25 April 1911
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 25, 1911). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Ruby and Elisabeth Barbier.
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..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1911 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Jack Ruby: American businessman, the owner of a striptease joint in Dallas.
- Elisabeth Barbier: French writer, the author of the most popular saga after WW II, "Les gens de Mogador.
- Henri Deramond: Pamiers EXecutives.
- Connie Marrero: Cuban baseball player and coach (d. 2014).
- Emilio Salgari: Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers (Swashbuckler is a term that emerged in the 16th century and has been used for rough, noisy and boastful swordsmen ever since) and a pioneer of science fiction.