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Saturday 26 August 1911

US date format: 8/26/1911, UK date format: 26/8/1911

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1911). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Otto Binder and Lester Lanin. Romeo and Juliet, directed by Barry O'Neil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Barry O'Neil

Starring: George Lessey, Julia M. Taylor, Mrs. George W. Walters, David Andrada

Country: United States

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Back to Nature

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A Doll's House

Directed by: George Schaefer

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The Accident

Directed by: Christopher Lawrence Chapman

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The Coffin Ship

Directed by: Not Specified

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1911 ?

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Otto Binder: American sci-fi author, librarian and manuscript reader from 1936-1938 and freelance writer from 1932.
  • Lester Lanin: orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 1911 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1911 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. By the Saskatchewan - Reinald Werrenrath & Haydn Quartet
  2. All Alone - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  3. Selections from The Pink Lady - Prince's Orchestra

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