Sunday 27 October 1912
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Conlon Nancarrow and Thore Boye.
The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino, directed by Sidney M. Goldin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1912 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Conlon Nancarrow: Texarkana, Arkansas -- Composer (Soundings 4).
- Thore Boye: Norwegian diplomat.
- Madeleine Sologne: French comedienne and actress of stage and film, onscreen in Jean Renoir's "Le Vie Est a Nous," 1936 and starring in "L'Eternal Retour," 1943.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Goodbye, Everybody - Walter Van Brunt
- John McCormack - The Rosary
- The Ragtime Jockey Man - Maurice Burkhardt & Peerless Quartet
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