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Wednesday 14 August 1912

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eva Strittmatter and John Astor. Metamorphoses, directed by Christophe Honoré, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Directed by: Christophe Honoré

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The Portrait of Lady Anne

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Diamond Cut Diamond

Directed by: Darrell James Roodt

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Étienne Arnaud, Herbert Blaché

Starring: Robert Frazer, Barbara Tennant, Alec B. Francis, Julia Stuart

A Change of Spirit

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Blanche Sweet, Walter Miller, William J. Butler, Kate Toncray

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Historical Events

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  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eva Strittmatter: Writer.
  • John Astor: American great-great grandson of John J. Astor, the fur merchant; fifth in line for the fabulous family fortune and a playboy in his own day.
  • Frank Oppenheimer: American physicist and academic (d. 1985).
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  • 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925.
  • United States Marines invade Nicaragua to support the U.S.-backed government installed there after Jose Santos Zelaya had resigned three years earlier.

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Planetary positions on August 14, 1912 - Geocentric view

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
  2. Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
  3. Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette

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