Tuesday 30 January 1912
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara W Tuchman and Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz.
Homer's Odyssey, directed by Francesco Bertolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Street Called Straight by Basil King 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 January 1912 ?
- Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz: Discus thrower (1932 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Barbara W Tuchman: American historian (d. 1989).
- Lamolie Twins: French twins, Paulette and Simone, 104 years old, are considered as the oldest twins in the world.
- Werner Hartmann: German physicist and academic (d. 1988).
- Francis Schaeffer: American theologian, philosopher, and pastor (Born 1912).
- Barbara Tuchman: American historian (Guns of August - Pulitzer Prize), dies at age 77 (born 1912).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Harbor of Love - Frank Coombs & William H. Thompson
- Knock Wood - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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