Saturday March 16, 1912

US date format: 3/16/1912, UK date format: 16/3/1912

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Pisces (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on March 16, 1912).

Famous birthdays on this day include Pat Nixon and Pierre Jeanpierre.

The number one song in US was The Picnic (Every Laddie Loves a Lassie) by Harry Lauder.

La mégère apprivoisée, directed by Henri Desfontaines, 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • Mrs William Howard Taft plants first cherry tree in Washington DC.
  • Lawrence Oates, an ill member of Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole expedition, left the tent to die, saying: ''I am just going outside and may be some time.''

Famous Birthday

Who was born on March 16, 1912?

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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La mégère apprivoisée

La mégère apprivoisée

Release year: 1911

Directed by: Henri Desfontaines

Starring: Romuald Joubé, Denis d'Inès, Trouhanova, Cécile Didier

The Flying Circus

The Flying Circus

Release year: 1912

Directed by: Alfred Lind

Starring: Rasmus Ottesen, Emilie Otterdahl, Lili Beck, Kirstine Friis-Hjorth

Country: United States of America

Margaretaa ajetaan takaa

Margaretaa ajetaan takaa

Release year: 1912

Directed by: K.E. Ståhlberg

Starring: Herra Bengelsdorf, Bror Berger, Hjalmar Procopé, Kola Noschis

Country: United States of America

Fadren

Fadren

Release year: 1912

Directed by: Anna Hofman-Uddgren

Starring: August Falck, Karin Alexandersson, Renée Björling, Johan Ljungquist

Vrouwenoogen

Vrouwenoogen

Release year: 1912

Directed by: Caroline van Dommelen

Starring: Caroline van Dommelen, Louis van Dommelen, Jan van Dommelen, Ansje van Dommelen-Kapper

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1912?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - The Picnic (Every Laddie Loves a Lassie)
  2. - That Haunting Melody
  3. - Wallflower Sweet

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 the US President was William Howard Taft (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 16, 1912?

On March 16, 1912 several famous people were born including, Pat Nixon, Pierre Jeanpierre, Sabicas .