Monday 12 February 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest Clark and R F Delderfield.
The Crime and the Criminal, directed by Alfred Rolfe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Ernest Clark: London, England -- Actor (Doctor in the House).
- R F Delderfield: English author (d. 1972).
- Eddie J: Bush golf professional.
- Lycette Darsonval: French dancer and teacher; debut at Paris Opera Ballet 1930.
- RF Delderfield: English author and playwright (d. 1972).
- China adopts the Gregorian calendar.
- The Xuantong Emperor, the last Emperor of China, abdicates.
- The Qing Dynasty of China, also called the Manchu Dynasty, comes to an end after 268 years.
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