What the sky looked like on April 17, 1912
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 4/17/1912, UK date format: 17/4/1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hélène Perdrière and Martha Eggerth.
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..
Which were the important events of April 17, 1912?
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1912?
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