Saturday 24 August 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Durward Kirby Indianapolis Indiana .
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 24 August 1912 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Durward Kirby Indianapolis Indiana: USA; TV announcer (Garry Moore Show).
- US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition the government.
- Territory of Alaska organized.
- New York City ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe and victorious US olympians.
- Alaska becomes a United States territory.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Hypnotic Scene - Mike and Meyer - Weber & Fields
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