Friday 12 August 1910
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Baroness Phillips and Heinrich Sutermeister.
The White Slave Trade, directed by August Blom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
while Simon the Jester by William J. Locke 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 12 August 1910 ?
- Baroness Phillips: President / General Secretary (National Association of Women).
- Heinrich Sutermeister: Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at age 84.
- Charles Gros: Aigues-Mortes physician.
- Yusof bin Ishak: Singaporean journalist and politician 1st President of Singapore (d. 1970).
- Jane Wyatt: American actress and singer (d. 2006).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1910 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I've Got a Pain in My Sawdust - Kitty Cheatham
- Ring O' Roses - Harry Macdonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh
- We Shall Meet Bye and Bye - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
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