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Movie history events from 1912

Canadian women get the right to vote. (C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America)

St. Gregory School is established. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

A young Indiana Jones separates from his boy scout troop, steals the Cross of Coronado and encounters snakes, a bullwhip and a fedora. (Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade)

Michael Lambert is born. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

Great Seal of Sommerton is made. (Sommerton, Arizona) (The Last Stand)

Clive Candy shoots a situtunga. (South Africa) (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

Exposition presents Andre Toulon, Europe's greatest puppet master. (Cairo, Egypt) (Puppet Master II)

Brooks Hatlin begins work at the Shawshank prison. (The Shawshank Redemption)

Lono Veccio's grandfather arrives in America by boat from Ireland. (Suicide Kings)

1147 W 47th St is built. (Los Angeles, California) (We Bought a Zoo)

Friday 8th March: Benjamin Carson is born. (Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

Wednesday 10th April: RMS Titanic arrives at Cherbourg, France at 5:15 pm - among the passangers that come aboard is Margert Brown, later to be known as the "Unsinkable Molly Brown". (Cherbourg, France) (Titanic)

Friday 12th April: Titanic sets sail from Southampton; that night, steerage passenger Jack Dawson meets First Class passenger Rose Dewitt Bukater. (Titanic)

Saturday 13th April: Jack Dawson dines with Rose Dewitt Bukater. (Titanic)

Sunday 14th April: Titanic hits the iceberg. (Titanic)

Monday 15th April: Titanic sinks. (A Night to Remember)

Monday 15th April: Time-travelling dwarves appear on the intact Titanic, briefly. (Time Bandits)

Monday 15th April: Titanic sinks. (Titanic)

Tuesday 21st May: Monty Stratton is born. (Wagner, Texas) (The Stratton Story)

Saturday 1st June: Adolph Zukor creates the Famous Players Film Company. (Will There Really Be a Morning?)

Thursday 27th June: At 6:00 P.M. on this date, Richard Collier traveled through time to meet Elise McKenna. (Somewhere In Time)

Thursday 27th June: Playwright Richard Collier arrives from 1980 via self-hypnosis to meet actress Elise McKenna. (Somewhere In Time)

Friday 28th June: At 9:18A.M. Richard Collier signs the hotel registry where Elise McKenna is staying. Hours later, he meets up with her on this day. (Somewhere In Time)

Friday 28th June: Miss Elise McKenna appears in Wisdom of the Heart by Bartlett Wells at the theatre at the Grand Hotel (Straits of Mackinac) (Somewhere In Time)

Thursday 4th July: Harold Hill arrives to con the townsfolk into buying a boys band. (River City, Iowa) (The Music Man)

Sunday 7th July: Marian Paroo discovers that Harold Hill is a con-man. (River City, Iowa) (The Music Man)

Sunday 14th July: Woody Guthrie is born. (Okemah, Oklahoma) (Bound for Glory)

Sunday 14th July: According to a document, this is the last day to enter the Amateur Championship of the United States Golf Association and it is a Wednesday. (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Friday 19th July: A golf match takes place. (Chicago, Illinois) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Monday 22nd July: A golf match takes place. (Boston, Massachusetts) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Wednesday 24th July: Francis Ouimet tries to enter the Chicago Golf Club. (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Saturday 10th August: Virginia and Leonard Woolf marry. (London, England) (The Hours)

Friday 23rd August: First Chicago Golf Club date. (Chicago, Illinois) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Wednesday 28th August: Last Chicago Golf Club date. (Chicago, Illinois) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

October: The Dolphin Hotel opens, and the first death in room 1408 occurs, when a man slits his own throat then tries to restitch it. (New York) (1408)

Monday 14th October: Eddie Lowery is born. (Newton, Massachusetts) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)


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