Monday 1 April 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henri Lemaitre and Donald Nyrop.
Justicia de Felipe II, directed by Ricardo de Baos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1912 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Just as My Father Used to Do - Billy Murray
- Loch Lomond - Evan Williams
- The Maids of Cadiz (Les Filles De Cadiz) - Lucy Isabelle Marsh
- If You Talk in Your Sleep, Don't Mention My Name - Billy Murray
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