Thursday 22 August 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edith Porada and John Lee Hooker.
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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1912 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Edith Porada: Art historian / archaeologist.
- John Lee Hooker: American musician (d. 2001).
- Betty Tweedie: British racehorse rider, owner, trainer, and breeder.
- Pope Gregory: IX.
- England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
- Richard Catling, commissioner of police (Kenya)
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?