Tuesday 5 November 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benito De Jesus .
The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino, directed by Sidney M. Goldin, 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 5 November 1912 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Benito De Jesus: A legendary Puerto Rican composer, poet, singer, guitarist and songwriter of romantic ballads, including "Nuestro Juramento", "La copa rota", "Sigamos pecando".
- Arizona, Kansas andWisconsin vote for female suffrage
- Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water
- Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) beats Theodore Roosevelt (Progressive) and President Taft (Republican).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Mary Was My Mother's Name - American Quartet
- On a Beautiful Night with a Beautiful Girl - Heidelberg Quintet
- In Ragtime Land - Arthur Collins
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