Wednesday 17 January 1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Orest Alexandrovich and Louis Bedrine.
Three Tales of Terror, directed by Jacob Fleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter 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 January 1912 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:17 January
- Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen
- Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Alexander's Ragtime Band - Victor Military Band
- Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still - Walter Van Brunt & John Bieling
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