Monday 12 August 1907
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Miguel Torga and Pierre d'Arquennes.
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1907 ?
- Miguel Torga: Portuguese poet, diarist, and physician, this otolaryngologist produced several short stories,novels, poems, a few plays and a 16-volume diary in his lifetime.
- Pierre d'Arquennes
- Benjamin Henry Sheares: second President of Singapore (d. 1981).
- Hermann Schomberg: Germany Actor.
- Joe Besser: American actor and comedian (d. 1988).
- Boy Charlton: Australian swimmer (d. 1975).
- Benjamin Sheares: Singaporean physician and politician 2nd President of Singapore (d. 1981).
- James Herbert Lloyd Morrell: Bishop.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1907 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba (On with the Play) - Enrico Caruso
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