Sunday 20 October 1912
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shûji Sano and Leon Heppel.
Die Tochter des Schmugglers, directed by Joseph Delmont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King 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 October 1912 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Shûji Sano
- Leon Heppel: American biochemist, university professor, taught at cornell university from 1967, married once, two children.
- Ruhi Su: Turkish singer-songwriter (d. 1985).
- Cort Theater opens at 148 W 48th St, New York City
- Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record marathon (2:29:39.2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1912 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Waiting for the Robert E. Lee - Dolly Connolly
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