Monday 12 August 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jane Wyatt and Louis Gérardin.
The Blind Man's Sacrifice, directed by Giuseppe de Liguoro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright 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 1912 ?
- Jane Wyatt: Campgaw, New Jersey -- Actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek).
- Louis Gérardin: French track cycling racer, he won the 1930 amateur world title and 3 silver medals (and 2 bronze) as a professional.
- Georges Schapira: French pediatrician and researcher in molecular biology.
- Louis Gerardin: France sport Champion.
- Heino Kurz: Germany Actor.
- Sultan Abd Al-Hafid of Morocco abdicates.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Stein Song - Reed Miller
- Under the Love Tree - Heidelberg Quintet
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