Thursday 26 October 1911
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim and Sorley MacLean.
Giovanna la pallida, directed by Gennaro Righelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison 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 October 1911 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim: Poet.
- Sorley MacLean: One of the most significant Scottish poets of the 20th century.
- Mahalia Jackson: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands).
- Sid Gillman: NFL hall of fame coach (LA, San Diego, Houston).
- Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1911 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree - Bob Roberts
- Gems from Madame Sherry - Victor Light Opera Co.
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