Friday 26 May 1911
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ben Alexander and Maurice Baquet.
The Moth, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester 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 26 May 1911 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Ben Alexander: Nevada, United States -- Actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off).
- Maurice Baquet: French actor, cellist and mountaineer, who died on 8 July 2005 in Noisy-le-Grand, France.
- Randi Brænne: Norwegian actress.
- William McHardy: Scottish educator and professor.
- Henry Ephron: American playwright screenwriter and producer (d. 1992).
- 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.
- I Love It - American Quartet
- Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
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