Wednesday 28 February 1912
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claretta Petacci and Gérard Blitz (entrepreneur).
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 28 February 1912
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1912 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Claretta Petacci: mistress of Mussolini, is executed.
- Gérard Blitz (entrepreneur)
- Bertil : Swedish royal prince, the third son of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught.
- Helmut Coing: German lawyer / director (Max-Planck Institute).
- Clara Petacci: Italian news figure, famed as the mistress of Benito Mussolini.
- Gérard Blitz: Belgian entrepreneur, former water polo player.
- John Amore: Italian-born American artist, sculptor and educator.
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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