Friday 17 May 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Clarence "Ace" Parker NFL quarterback (Brooklyn and Sandor Vegh.
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 17 May 1912 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Clarence "Ace" Parker NFL quarterback (Brooklyn: Boston Yankees).
- Sandor Vegh: violinist teacher conductor.
- Marie Déa: French actress, who appeared in more than fifty films from 1939 to 1983.
- Archibald Cox: American lawyer and politician 31st United States Solicitor General (d. 2004).
- Ace Parker: American baseball and football player (d. 2013).
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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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