Tuesday 21 May 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chen Dayu and John Curtis Gowan.
Der Eid des Stephan Huller, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 May 1912 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- John Curtis Gowan: American psychologist (d. 1986).
- Chen Dayu: Chinese painter and calligrapher (d. 2001).
- John Gowan: American psychologist and academic (d. 1986).
- Monty Stratton: American baseball player and coach (d. 1982).
- Akiva Vroman: Dutch-Israeli geologist and academic (d. 1989).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Take Me Back to the Garden of Love - Columbia Stellar Quartet & Charles Harrison
- Love is Mine - Enrico Caruso
- The Skeleton Rag - American Quartet
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?