Friday 30 August 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward M Purcell and Nancy Wake AC GM.
La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies 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 30 August 1912 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Edward M Purcell: US physicist (Nobel 1952).
- Nancy Wake AC GM: New Zealand-born British World War II secret agent.
- Edward Purcell: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997).
- Nancy Wake: New Zealand-English captain (d. 2011).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Hypnotic Scene - Mike and Meyer - Weber & Fields
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