Tuesday 5 March 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Marshall .
La dame aux camélias, directed by Louis Mercanton, 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 5 March 1912 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Jack Marshall: New Zealand politician, National Party Prime Minister from 2/07/1972 to 12/08/1972.
- Spanish steamer "Principe de Asturias" sinks northeast of Spain, 500 die.
- Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, employing them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines.
- Roald Amundsen in Hobart, Tasmania, announces his success in reaching the South Pole the previous December.
- French aviator Henri Seimet makes the first nonstop flight from Paris to London, in three hours.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Who Are You with To-Night? - Billy Murray
- Melody of Love - Lucy Isabelle Marsh
- Day Dreams, Visions of Bliss - Christie MacDonald & Lyric Quartet
- One O'Clock in the Morning - Walter Van Brunt
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