Thursday 12 July 1934
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Van Cliburn and Van Cliburn Jr [Harvey Lavan].
Of Human Bondage, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1934 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Van Cliburn: American musician who became famous in 1958 for winning the International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, playing against pianists from some 90 countries.
- Van Cliburn Jr [Harvey Lavan]: Shreveport, Louisiana -- Pianist (Tchaikovsky 1958).
- Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr in Louisiana: USA; pianist (Tchaikovsky 1958).
- Ole Evinrude: Norwegian-American engineer invented the outboard motor (d. 1934).
- Willy de Supervise swims world record 400m (5:16.0)
- US Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island abandoned.
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