Wednesday 12 February 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include August Neo and Jean Effel.
Jeppe paa bjerget, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1908 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- August Neo: Estonian wrestler (d. 1982).
- Jean Effel: French painter and journalist (d. 1982).
- Jacques Herbrand: French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1931).
- New York to Paris auto race (via Alaska and Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel.
- Anna Jeanes bequeathes $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female.
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- As Long as the World Rolls On - Alan Turner
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