Tuesday 12 July 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Wetton and Jadwiga Harrison.
The Great Gatsby, directed by Elliott Nugent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Woman Of Rome by Alberto Moravia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Magic Cottage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1949 ?
- 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
- John Wetton: British bassist and vocalist (King Crimson, Asia).
- Jadwiga Harrison: British astrologer and compiler of "Fowler's Compendium of Nativities," a publication that was released without editing and with so many errors that the printing was destroyed.
- Simon Fox: English drummer (Be-Bop Deluxe and The Pretty Things).
- Rick Hendrick: American businessman founded Hendrick Motorsports.
- 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
- Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die
- LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
- Baseball owners agree to erect warning paths before each fence.
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