Friday 12 December 1913
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eve Lister and Stanley Bate.
The Battle of Shiloh, directed by Joseph Smiley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
while The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill 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 1913 ?
- 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)
- Eve Lister: Actress / singer (No Limit, Hyde Park).
- Stanley Bate: composer.
- Hal Dickinson: singer (Modernaires).
- Emperor Menelek: II of Ethiopia (Born 1844).
- Mona Lisa, stolen from Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered
- Hebrew language officially used to teach in Palestinian schools.
- Vincenzo Perugia tries to sell the ''Mona Lisa'' in Florence and is arrested.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1913 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- On the Old Front Porch - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- Sailing Down the Chesapeake Bay - American Quartet
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