Thursday 12 October 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Romeo and Juliet, directed by Francis X. Bushman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1916 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Alice Childress: American actress and playwright (d. 1994).
- Boston Red Sox beat Brooklyn Dodgers, four games to one in 13th World Series.
- Hipólito Yrigoyen is elected President of Argentina.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Pretty Baby - Billy Murray
- Have a Heart - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- For Dixie and Uncle Sam - Nora Bayes
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