Saturday 24 February 1912
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ulrich de Maizière and Esteban Sanlúcar.
The Heart of an Indian, directed by Thomas H. Ince, 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 24 February 1912
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1912 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Ulrich de Maizière
- Julius Kowalski: composer.
- Esteban Sanlúcar: Spanish flamenco guitarist and composer.
- Jean Bouhier: France Writer.
- Jiří Trnka: Czech puppet maker animator and director (d. 1969).
- Italy makes a surprise attack on the Ottoman port of Beirut, when the cruiser ''Giuseppe Garibaldi'' and the gunboat ''Volturno'' bombard the harbour. The attack kills 97 sailors and civilians.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ragtime Violin - American Quartet
- Gems from Naughty Marietta - Victor Light Opera Co.