Wednesday 2 October 1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Wilson and Frank Malina.
As You Like It, directed by J. Stuart Blackton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King 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 2 October 1912 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Waiting for the Robert E. Lee - Heidelberg Quintet
- Walter Van Brunt - I Love the Name of Mary
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