Friday 17 May 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Clarence "Ace" Parker NFL quarterback (Brooklyn and Sandor Vegh.
Diamond Cut Diamond, directed by Darrell James Roodt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 May 1912
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1912 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Sandor Vegh: violinist teacher conductor.
- Clarence "Ace" Parker NFL quarterback (Brooklyn: Boston Yankees).
- Marie Déa: French actress, who appeared in more than fifty films from 1939 to 1983.
- Archibald Cox: American lawyer and politician 31st United States Solicitor General (d. 2004).
- Ace Parker: American baseball and football player (d. 2013).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Love is Mine - Enrico Caruso
- Take Me Back to the Garden of Love - Columbia Stellar Quartet & Charles Harrison
- The Skeleton Rag - American Quartet