Monday 26 August 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Léo Marjane .
La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King 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 26 August 1912 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Léo Marjane: French singer who reached the peak of her popularity in the late 1930s and early 1940s before her career went into sharp decline after the end of World War II.
- 32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62)
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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