Friday 23 August 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Kissin and Jara Ribnikar.
La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter 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 23 August 1912 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Lord Kissin: President (GPG).
- Jara Ribnikar: Writer.
- Gene Kelly: American dancer, actor, director and choreographer.
- Rathvon Tompkins: American military, United States Marine Corps general who received decorations for his gallantry in combat during World War II, the Vietnam War and the Korean War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
- I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
- Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette
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