Thursday 23 May 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Francaix and Marius Goring.
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..
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1912 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Jean Francaix: French composer (d. 1997).
- Marius Goring: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom -- Actor (Herr Palitz-Holocaust).
- David Barran CEO (Midland Bank: England).
- Samuel Curran: vice chancellor (Strathclyde University).
- Jean Françaix: French neoclassical composer, pianist, and orchestrator, known for his prolific output and vibrant style.
- Betty Astell: English actress and screenwriter (d. 2005).
- John Payne: American actor singer and producer (d. 1989).
- The Hamburg America Line's is launched in Hamburg and is the world's largest ship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Skeleton Rag - American Quartet
- Love is Mine - Enrico Caruso
- Take Me Back to the Garden of Love - Columbia Stellar Quartet & Charles Harrison
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