Wednesday 18 December 1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benjamin O Davis Jr and Jean Devaivre.
Call of the Bush, directed by Charles Woods, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1912 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Benjamin O Davis Jr: American General (d. 2002).
- Jean Devaivre: French filmmaker who directed 15 feature films and 40 short films, and wrote 35 original scripts and more than 120 adaptations and dubbings.
- Pierre Noel: Lille Military man.
- Benjamin Davis: Jr.
- The Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.
- Piltdown Man, thought to be the fossilized skull of a hitherto unknown form of early human, presented to the Geological Society of London. It is revealed to be a hoax in 1953.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- That's How I Need You - Henry Burr
- Hark! the Herald Angel Sing - Trinity Choir
- Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee - Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt
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