Historical Events For 1912
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Jan 19 In the year 1912 francis David Charteris, earl of Wemyss & March/Scottish landowner
Jan 20 Christopher Casson, Irish actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita) in the year 1912.
Jan 21 Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964) in the year 1912.
Jan 23 Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy) in the year 1912.
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
Jan 24 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1912 lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling, Indian/British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet)
Jan 28 On this day in history jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist)
Jan 28 The birth of Jackson Pollock, American painter on this day in history.
Jan 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc) in the year 1912.
Jan 29 In the year 1912 hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54
Jan 29 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence MA on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1912 martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA
Jan 30 In the year 1912 barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
Jan 31 In Prince William Sound, Alaska one of the Largest Earthquakes inthe United States measured at 7.0 in the year 1912.
Feb 02 Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty in the year 1912.
Feb 02 On this day in history frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe)
Feb 03 Jacques Soustelle, French minister of information in the year 1912.
Feb 04 Byron Nelson, Fort Worth Tx, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945) in the year 1912.
Feb 05 On this day in history willard Parker, NYC, actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman)
Feb 06 In the year 1912 eva Braun, mistress (Adolph Hitler)
Feb 07 In the year 1912 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)
Feb 07 On this day in history 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 First eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville FL on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1912 simon Jurovsky, composer
Feb 09 On this day in history hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist
Feb 09 On this day in history uS Tennis Assn amends rule taking bye away from defending champion
Feb 10 In the year 1912 hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
Feb 10 Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 Lord Orr-Ewing on this day in history.