Friday 12 April 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Georges Franju and Harold Maguire.
The Eleventh Hour, directed by John Lyde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 April 1912
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1912 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Georges Franju: French documentary film maker.
- Harold Maguire: British air marshal.
- Herbert Mills singer: (Mills Brothers).
- Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX: Second Vice President of Indonesia (d. 1988).
- Hamengkubuwono IX : Indonesian politician, the first Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (1945-1988), the second Vice President of Indonesia (1973-1978) and the ninth Sultan of Yogyakarta (1940-1988) during the rule of Suharto.
- Eric Feldary: Budapest, Hungary -- Actor (16 Fathoms Deep).
- Walt Gorney: American actor (Born 1912).
- Hamengkubuwono IX: Indonesian politician 2nd Vice President of Indonesia (d. 1988).
- Hound Taylor: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1975).
- Frank Dilio: Canadian businessman (d. 1997).
- Clara Barton: American founder of the Red Cross.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Moonlight Bay - Dolly Connolly
- Alexander's Ragtime Band - Prince's Orchestra
- The Harbor of Love - Walter Van Brunt
- To the Land of My Own Romance (I Have a Dream, By Night, By Day) - Lucy Isabelle Marsh