Saturday 12 April 1919
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Marr and Istvan Anhalt.
Memory Lane, directed by Srikanth.A, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1919 ?
- 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.
- Alexander Marr: Swiss-born German astrologer, he moved to Germany at age one.
- Istvan Anhalt: composer.
- Maurice Girodias: French publisher.
- Hugh Carey: Politician.
- István Anhalt: Hungarian-Canadian composer and educator (d. 2012).
- British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages.
- Murderer Henri Désiré Landru is arrested.
- Amritsar Massacre: British and Gurkha troops massacre 379 Sikhs in the Punjab in India.
- Eugene V. Debs enters prison at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia for speaking out against the draft during World War I.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Kentucky Dreams - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
- Beautiful Ohio - Olive Kline & Marguerite Dunlap