Thursday 12 December 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yusef Bedri and Italia Coppola.
Call of the Bush, directed by Charles Woods, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King 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 December 1912 ?
- 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)
- Yusef Bedri: educationist.
- Italia Coppola: American noted family, married to composer Carmine Coppola, who died of a stroke in Northridge, Calif.
- Thorbjørn Egner: Norwegian playwright, songwriter, and illustrator known for his books, plays, and musicals for children.
- Luitpold von Bayern prince-regent of Bayern: dies at age 91.
- R Friml / O Harbachs musical Firefly, premieres in New York City
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1912 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- That Mellow Melody - Walter Van Brunt
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