Monday 29 April 1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Simon (general) and Richard Carlson.
Only a Woman, directed by Theo Frenkel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright 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 29 April 1912 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Jean Simon (general)
- Richard Carlson: American actor who was brought to Hollywood by David O. Selznick as a scriptwriter before he went into film acting, playing lead in some 50 pictures.
- Italo Valenti: Italian sculptor.
- Jean Simon: French Major General who served in the Foreign Legion from 1940 to 1961.
- Eleanor Simmons: American astrologer; joined AFA in May 1968.
- Raoul Lesueur: France sport Champion.
- Michel Bonduelle: Ch?teau-Gontier physician.
- Terence de Vere White: Novelist / critic.
- 108 degrees F (42 degrees C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record high).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Love Love (I Love You, Dear) - Henry Burr
- It's a Long Lane That Has No Turning - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
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