Thursday 12 November 1914
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Schillebeeckx and Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx.
Tillie's Punctured Romance, directed by Mack Sennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
while Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter 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 November 1914 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Edward Schillebeeckx: Flemish theologian who worked in the reformation church.
- Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx: Dutch theologist.
- Roberto Cavanagh: Argentina -- Polo (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Sylvi Saimo: Finland -- 500m kayak (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Peter Whitehead: English race car driver (d. 1958).
- Turks Sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Memphis Blues - Prince's Orchestra
- I Want to Go Back to Michigan (Down on the Farm) - Elida Morris
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