Wednesday December 12, 1906
US date format: 12/12/1906, UK date format: 12/12/1906
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Robert Matthew and William C Pahlmann interior decorator (4 Season restaurant.
The Witch, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 12, 1906?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Secretary of Commerce.
- Robert Matthew: Scottish architect and professor, the...
- William C Pahlmann interior decorator (4 Season restaurant: New York City, New York).
- Pietro Serantoni: Italian soccer player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1906?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Vess Ossman - Sunflower Dance
- Bert Williams - Let it Alone
- Ada Jones - It's All Right in the Summertime