Thursday August 15, 1912: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/15/1912, UK date format: 15/8/1912

August 15th, 1912 was the 228th day of the year 1912 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Julia Child and Wendy Hiller.

The number one song in US was Battle Hymn of the Republic by Columbia Mixed Quartette.

Der Fremde, directed by , was one of the most viewed movie released in 1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 15, 1912 Events

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August 15, 1912 Famous Birthdays

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August 15, 1912 Famous Deaths

Other August 15th famous deaths

  • Jan Kiepura

    Sosnowiec (Poland) -- Vocalist / actor ("Her Wonderful Lie").

  • Cyclist (Rome–Naples–Rome 1957), dies aged 64.

  • Italian hero saved 5,000 Jews from the Budapest war.

  • Paul Lukas

    Actor Kim, Berlin Express, dies at 76 from heart failure.

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August 15, 1912 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

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Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Water

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August 15, 1912 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 15, 1912?

The day of the week was Thursday.

August 15th marks the 227th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1912.

There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 15, 1912 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 15, 1912?


  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
  • Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
  • India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
  • Korea ? Liberation Day
  • Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
  • Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 15, 1912? Which were the top hits on August 15, 1912?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Battle Hymn of the Republic
  2. - Dreams of Long Ago
  3. - I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You

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Der Fremde

Der Fremde

Release year: 1912

Die Tarantella

Die Tarantella

Release year: 1912

Benjámin karrierje

Benjámin karrierje

Release year: 1912

Directed by: Sándor Góth

Starring: Aladár Sarkadi

Seine Vergangenheit

Seine Vergangenheit

Release year: 1912

Dødsspring til hest fra cirkuskuplen

Dødsspring til hest fra cirkuskuplen

Release year: 1912

Directed by: Eduard Schnedler-Sørensen

Starring: Frederik Christensen, Aage Hertel, Alma Hinding, Frederik Jacobsen

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August 15, 1912 Lunar and Planetary phase

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