Tuesday 16 April 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edmond Jabès and Garth Williams.
The Victoria Cross, directed by Hal Reid, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1912 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Edmond Jabès
- Garth Williams: American illustrator (d. 1996).
- John Halas: animator.
- Catherine Scorsese: Italian-American actress (d. 1997).
- Gordon Dunn: American discus thrower (d. 1964).
- David Langton: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship).
- Valentino Brughi: Italy Actor.
- Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
- Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.