Tuesday 27 February 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lawrence Durrell and Hugues Panassie.
His Great Uncle's Spirit, directed by Not Specified, 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 27 February 1912
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1912 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Lawrence Durrell: Irish writer born in India, a novelist, playwright and travel writer.
- Hugues Panassie: French jazz critic and producer.
- Henri Bollelli: France sport Champion.
- Kusumagraj : Indian author poet and playwright (d. 1999).
- Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Who Are You with To-Night? - Billy Murray
- One O'Clock in the Morning - Walter Van Brunt
- Day Dreams, Visions of Bliss - Christie MacDonald & Lyric Quartet
- Melody of Love - Lucy Isabelle Marsh