Friday 2 February 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Homer's Odyssey, directed by Francesco Bertolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1912 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Millvina Dean: English civil servant and cartographer; last survivor of the RMS Titanic (d. 2009).
- Burton Lane: American songwriter and composer (d. 1997).
- Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Harbor of Love - Frank Coombs & William H. Thompson
- Knock Wood - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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