Friday 12 June 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henri Rol-Tanguy and Otto Skorzeny.
Just Like a Woman, directed by Rachid Bouchareb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1908 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Henri Rol-Tanguy: French politician and activist.
- Otto Skorzeny: German / Austrian SS (Mussolini / Ardennen).
- Michel Navratil: French newsmaker, one of the last survivors of the sinking of Titanic on 15 April 1912.
- Jacques Lemarchand: Bordeaux Writer.
- Max Tailleur: Adjudant to Prince Bernhard / Jewish humorist.
- Marina Semyonova: Russian ballerina and educator (d. 2010).
- Alphonse Ouimet: Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988).
- Ronald Selby Wright: Minister.
- Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours (NYC)