Tuesday 12 July 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1949 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Jadwiga Harrison: British astrologer and compiler of "Fowler's Compendium of Nativities," a publication that was released without editing and with so many errors that the printing was destroyed.
- Simon Fox: English drummer (Be-Bop Deluxe and The Pretty Things).
- Rick Hendrick: American businessman founded Hendrick Motorsports.
- John Wetton: British bassist and vocalist (King Crimson, Asia).
- 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
- Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die
- LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
- Baseball owners agree to erect warning paths before each fence.
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