Thursday 12 October 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alice Childress .
Romeo and Juliet, directed by Francis X. Bushman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1916 ?
- 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
- Alice Childress: American actress and playwright (d. 1994).
- Boston Red Sox beat Brooklyn Dodgers, four games to one in 13th World Series.
- Hipólito Yrigoyen is elected President of Argentina.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Pretty Baby - Billy Murray
- Have a Heart - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- For Dixie and Uncle Sam - Nora Bayes
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