Historical Events For 1912
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Jan 19 Francis David Charteris, earl of Wemyss & March/Scottish landowner in the year 1912.
Jan 20 On this day in history christopher Casson, Irish actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita)
Jan 21 In the year 1912 konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)
Jan 23 Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy) on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1912 the Aermore Manufacturing Company, a Chicago concern, received a patent for the Aermore Exhaust Horn, a multiple-pipe horn powered by engine exhaust that played a chord like a church organ.
Jan 23 The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague in the year 1912.
Jan 24 On this day in history ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
Jan 25 Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history cora Baird, NYC, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)
Jan 27 Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling, Indian/British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet) on this day in history.
Jan 28 Jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist) on this day in history.
Jan 28 The birth of Jackson Pollock, American painter in the year 1912.
Jan 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc) on this day in history.
Jan 29 Hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jan 29 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence MA on this day in history.
Jan 29 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA on this day in history.
Jan 30 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August) on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history in Prince William Sound, Alaska one of the Largest Earthquakes inthe United States measured at 7.0
Feb 02 Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
Feb 02 Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe) on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1912 jacques Soustelle, French minister of information
Feb 04 In the year 1912 byron Nelson, Fort Worth Tx, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945)
Feb 05 Willard Parker, NYC, actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman) on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1912 eva Braun, mistress (Adolph Hitler)
Feb 07 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40) on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1912 derek Farr, London, actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large)
Feb 08 In the year 1912 1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Fla
Feb 08 On this day in history first eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville FL
Feb 08 In the year 1912 simon Jurovsky, composer
Feb 09 In the year 1912 hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist
Feb 09 US Tennis Assn amends rule taking bye away from defending champion on this day in history.
Feb 10 Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG in the year 1912.
Feb 10 On this day in history joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies
Feb 10 In the year 1912 lord Orr-Ewing