Monday 8 January 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Three Tales of Terror, directed by Jacob Fleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter 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 8 January 1912 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Rudolf G: Escher Dutch composer (True Face of Peace).
- Lawrence E Walsh: American jurist and 4th United States Deputy Attorney General.
- Jose Ferrer: PR actor / director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80.
- José Ferrer: Puerto Rican-American actor and director (d. 1992).
- Lawrence Walsh: Canadian-American lawyer judge and politician 4th United States Deputy Attorney General (d. 2014).
- The African National Congress is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- There's a Girl in Havana - Lyric Quartet
- Knock Wood - Sophie Tucker
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