Wednesday 15 May 1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Oliver Twist, directed by Nat C. Goodwin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1912 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Alexis Kagame: Rwanda -- Priest / writer.
- Alexis Nihon: Bahamas -- Wrestler (1968 Olympics).
- Arthur Victor Berger New York City: New York, composer (Ideas of Order).
- Jean-Denis Malclès: French painter, poster artist and designer.
- Nelly Caron: Dieppe Musician.
- Arthur Berger: American composer and educator (d. 2003)
- Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a New York Highlander game and is suspended.
- 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- When I Was Twenty-One and You Were Sweet Sixteen - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- When I was Twenty-one and You Were Sweet Sixteen - Harry Macdonough & American Quartet
- Ragtime Mocking Bird - Dolly Connolly
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