Saturday 6 April 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar and Endre Szekely.
Justicia de Felipe II, directed by Ricardo de Baos, 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 6 April 1912 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar: Actor / director (Don Carlos).
- Endre Szekely: composer.
- Raymond Shaffer: Harding EXecutives.
- Electric starter first appeared in cars.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1912 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Everybody's Doing it Now - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
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