Thursday 11 January 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Donald Barry and Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe.
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 11 January 1912 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Donald Barry: Houston, Texas -- Actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak).
- Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe: Waco, Texas -- Pitcher (Detroit Tigers).
- Roger Lewis aviation executive (Lockheed: Curtiss Wright, Pan Am).
- Kåre Jonsborg: Norwegian painter and textile artist.
- Roger Lewis: aviation executive (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at age 75.
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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