Saturday 17 August 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edgar Fernhout and Gunnvor Advocaat.
The Blind Man's Sacrifice, directed by Giuseppe de Liguoro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1912 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Under the Love Tree - Heidelberg Quintet
- Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
- I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
- Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette
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