Thursday 22 August 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edith Porada and John Lee Hooker.
Metamorphoses, directed by Christophe Honoré, 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 22 August 1912
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1912 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Edith Porada: Art historian / archaeologist.
- John Lee Hooker: American musician (d. 2001).
- Betty Tweedie: British racehorse rider, owner, trainer, and breeder.
- Pope Gregory: IX.
- England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
- Richard Catling, commissioner of police (Kenya)