Tuesday 20 August 1912


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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La vida de Jose Rizal

La vida de Jose Rizal

Directed by: Edward M. Gross

Starring: Robert Henderson-Bland, Gene Gauntier, Montague Sidney

Country: United States

The Blind Man's Sacrifice

The Blind Man's Sacrifice

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Gennaro De Crescenzo, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Ada Sorel

Country: United States

Das 6. Gebot

Das 6. Gebot

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Francesca Bertini, Alberto Collo, Gemma De Ferrari

Country: United States

Jupiter på jorden

Jupiter på jorden

Directed by: Georg af Klercker

Starring: Axel Ringvall

Country: United States

Der Eid des Stephan Huller

Der Eid des Stephan Huller

Directed by: Viggo Larsen

Starring: Viggo Larsen, Wanda Treumann, Fritz Schroeter

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1912 ?

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Famous Deaths:
  • William Booth: British Methodist minister who withdrew from the Church in 1861 to dedicate his life to work among the poor.
  • Washingston Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleveland Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings
  • Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
  2. I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
  3. Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette

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Magazine Covers

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The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter

The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

The Harvester is set in Gene Stratton Porter's Limberlost Swamp series. David Langston lives a simple life harvesting medicinal herbs to sell in the city. He believes that he has all that he needs in life, that is until he ...

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The Street Called Straight by Basil King

The Street Called Straight

By: Basil King

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

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Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright

Their Yesterdays

By: Harold Bell Wright

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the ...

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The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies

The Melting of Molly

By: Maria Thompson Davies

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes ...

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