Tuesday 31 December 1912, NewYear’s Eve
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maj-Gen John Frost and Pierre Amandry.
L'orrida meta, directed by Ubaldo Pittei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker 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 31 December 1912 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Maj-Gen John Frost: British para commander (d. 1993).
- Pierre Amandry: French Hellenist historian, specializing in ancient Greece, but also its relations with the East.
- Patrick Dunn: Sir Patrick Dunn was a Royal Air Force officer who became Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Flying Training Command.
- John Frost: English Lieutenant-Colonel (operation Market Garden 1944), dies at age 80.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Rose of Pyramid Land - Walter Van Brunt & Helen Clark
- Town Topics of Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart
- Hitchy-Koo - American Quartet
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