Thursday 29 August 1912
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Eyser and Emil Schumacher.
The Voice of Conscience, 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 29 August 1912
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1912 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Emil Schumacher: German painter (Tangible Objects).
- Jacques Eyser: French actor.
- Lucien Leger: France Scientist.
- Serge Bromberger: Chatillon Journalist.
- Sohn Kee-chung: South Korean runner (d. 2002).
- Barry Sullivan: American actor and director (d. 1994).
- Wolfgang Suschitzky: Austrian-English cinematographer and photographer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I Love You Truly - Elsie Baker
- Everybody's Doin' It Two-Step - Arthur Pryor's Band
- Naughty Marietta Intermezzo - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
- Silver Threads Among the Gold - John McCormack