Saturday 20 July 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Long and Frederick Ferrari.
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 20 July 1912 ?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Andrew Long: Scottish author (Blue Book of Fairy Tales).
- Frederick Ferrari: Crazy Gang Member.
- John Dacie: Hematologist.
- Thijmen Kuijt: Resistance fighter / co-found newspaper (The Typhoon).
- Lucette Destouches: French centenarian, formerly dancer, she was the last wife of physician and writer Céline (married in 1943).
- George Johnston: Australian journalist and novelist (Born 1912)
- Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1912 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The Lost Chord - Enrico Caruso
- The Last Shot Got Him (The Great Bloo-ie Song) - Eddie Morton
- Please Don't Take My Lovin' Man Away - Elsie Baker
- Whispering Hope - Alma Gluck & Louise Homer
- Al Jolson - Snap Your Fingers
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