Monday 13 May 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Helen Craig and John Stephen.
Oliver Twist, directed by Nat C. Goodwin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright 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 13 May 1912 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Helen Craig: San Antonio, Texas -- Actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night).
- John Stephen: Scottish physician, a surgeon who specialized in abdominal surgery.
- Marcel Thielemans: Belgian musician and jazz singer.
- Gil Evans: Canadian-American pianist composer and bandleader (d. 1988).
- Judah Nadich: American colonel and rabbi (d. 2007).
- Royal Flying Corps is established in England.
- The Royal Flying Corps (now the Royal Air Force) is established in the United Kingdom.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Ragtime Mocking Bird - Dolly Connolly
- When I Was Twenty-One and You Were Sweet Sixteen - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- When I was Twenty-one and You Were Sweet Sixteen - Harry Macdonough & American Quartet
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