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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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 January 1912: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1912?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1912 The Republic of China is established.
  • 04 Jan 1912 The Scout Association is incorporated throughout the British Commonwealth by Royal Charter.
  • 05 Jan 1912 The Prague Party Conference takes place.
  • 06 Jan 1912 New Mexico is the 47th state admitted to the USA.
  • 09 Jan 1912 US marines invade Honduras.
  • 10 Jan 1912 Caillaux government in France resigns.
  • 12 Jan 1912 -47 degrees F (-44 degrees C), Washta Iowa (state record).
  • 13 Jan 1912 -40 degrees F (-40 degrees C), Oakland Maryland (state record).
  • 17 Jan 1912 Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen
  • 18 Jan 1912 English explorer Robert F Scott and his expedition reach South Pole, only to discover that Roald Amundsen had gotten there before
  • 23 Jan 1912 The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
  • 29 Jan 1912 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence Massachusetts.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Knock Wood
  2. - There's a Girl in Havana
  3. - Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still
  4. - Alexander's Ragtime Band
  5. - That Mysterious Rag

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Metropolis

Metropolis

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Country: United States of America

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Country: United States of America

Amar Prem

Amar Prem

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Jules and Jim

Jules and Jim

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Country: United States of America

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain

Country: United States of America