Saturday 24 February 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julius Kowalski and Esteban Sanlúcar.
Camille, directed by Andr Calmettes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1912 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Julius Kowalski: composer.
- Esteban Sanlúcar: Spanish flamenco guitarist and composer.
- Jean Bouhier: France Writer.
- Jiří Trnka: Czech puppet maker animator and director (d. 1969).
- Italy makes a surprise attack on the Ottoman port of Beirut, when the cruiser ''Giuseppe Garibaldi'' and the gunboat ''Volturno'' bombard the harbour. The attack kills 97 sailors and civilians.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Gems from Naughty Marietta - Victor Light Opera Co.
- Ragtime Violin - American Quartet
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