Monday 19 August 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Austin Dobson .
La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 19 August 1912 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Austin Dobson: British racing driver (d. 1963).
- Alfonse Hasselmans: Composer, dies at 67.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
- I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
- Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette
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