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Historical Events In 1912

Sunday, 01 August 2021

Jul 19   On this day in history a meteorite with an estimated mass of 190 kg explodes over the town of Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town.  

Jul 20   Andrew Long, Scottish author (Blue Book of Fairy Tales) in the year 1912.  

Jul 20   Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game in the year 1912.  

Jul 22   5th Olympic games in Stockholm closes on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm, Sweden closes  

Jul 23   Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Comoros proclaimed a French colonies in the year 1912.  

Jul 25   Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history derek Riches, diplomat  

Jul 26   First airborne radio communications from naval aircraft to ship (LT John Rodgers to USS Stringham) in the year 1912.  

Jul 27   In the year 1912 hilde Domin, writer  

Jul 30   Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60 in the year 1912.  

Jul 31   Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's) on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1912 first attempt to launch an airplane by catapult made at Annapolis.  

Jul 31   In the year 1912 rBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal  

Jul 31   On this day in history uS government prohibits movies & photos of prize fights (censorship)  

Aug 01   On this day in history brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist  

Aug 02   In the year 1912 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at CC of Buffalo NY  

Aug 02   On this day in history ann Dvorak, [McKim], NYC, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface)  

Aug 03   Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar) in the year 1912.  

Aug 04   David Raksin, Phila Penns, composer (Modern Times) in the year 1912.  

Aug 05   Japan's first taxicab service begins in Ginza, Tokyo in the year 1912.  

Aug 07   In the year 1912 progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

Aug 08   Daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8) in the year 1912.  

Aug 10   Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor in the year 1912.  

Aug 11   Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women) in the year 1912.  

Aug 12   In the year 1912 jane Wyatt, Campgaw NJ, actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek)  

Aug 13   Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history eva Strittmatter, writer  

Aug 15   On this day in history julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef)  

Aug 15   Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister  

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Famous Birthdays In 1912

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kim Philby, British spy/Soviet mole was born in the year 1912.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader  

Jan 01   Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995) was born in the year 1912.  

Jan 02   Andre Ameller, composer was born in the year 1912.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of anna Lee, Ightham England, actress (Scruples, Lila-General Hospital)  

Jan 02   In the year 1912 birth of barbara Pentland, Winnipeg Canada, composer  

Jan 02   Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion) was born in the year 1912.  

Jan 03   Robert Flemyng, Liverpool Eng, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1912

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Felix Dahn, writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Kant & Epigones), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1912 georg Heym, writer, dies at 24  

Jan 28   In the year 1912 death of gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (b. 1819)  

Jan 29   On this day in history hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54  

Feb 10   In the year 1912 joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies  

Feb 16   In the year 1912 edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies  

Feb 17   On this day in history aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57  

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