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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1912.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1912: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1912?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1912 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at Country Club - Buffalo, New York
  • 04 Aug 1912 United States occupation of Nicaragua: U.S. Marines land from the USS ''Annapolis'' in Nicaragua to support the conservative government at its request.
  • 06 Aug 1912 The Bull Moose Party meets at the Chicago Coliseum.
  • 07 Aug 1912 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for president.
  • 12 Aug 1912 Sultan Abd Al-Hafid of Morocco abdicates.
  • 14 Aug 1912 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925.
  • 20 Aug 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect.
  • 21 Aug 1912 Mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of University of British Columbia
  • 22 Aug 1912 England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
  • 24 Aug 1912 US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition the government.
  • 25 Aug 1912 Different nationalities battle with each other in Macedonia
  • 26 Aug 1912 32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1912?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Martha - Quartetto Nocturno (Good Night Quartet)
  2. - A Girl Like Me
  3. - Under the Love Tree
  4. - A Stein Song
  5. - Battle Hymn of the Republic

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

Confession

Confession

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd