Monday April 29, 1912
US date format: 4/29/1912, UK date format: 29/4/1912
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Simon (general) and Richard Carlson.
The Raven, directed by James McTeigue, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 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).
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- 108 degrees F (42 degrees C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record high).