Wednesday 12 October 1910
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hans Geisler and Bob Sheppard.
Dorian Grays Portræt, directed by Axel Strm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
while Max Katherine by Cecil Thurston 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 October 1910 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Hans Geisler: German pro astrologer and occultist, a journalist and author.
- Bob Sheppard: American baseball announcer (d.2010).
- Ferdinand Finne: Norwegian painter, scenographer, and writer.
- Robert Fitzgerald: American poet critic and translator (d. 1985).
- Malcolm Renfrew: American chemist and academic (d. 2013).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1910 ?
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- In the Valley of Yesterday - Harry Macdonough
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