Friday 6 December 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Gosset and Eleanor Holm.
Call of the Bush, directed by Charles Woods, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1912 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Jean Gosset: French philosopher and infantryman in World War II, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
- Eleanor Holm: American champion swimmer at the L.A.
- Henry Belmont: Besan?on EXecutives.
- China votes for universal human rights.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ragtime Soldier Man - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Kentucky Days - Peerless Quartet
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