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Historical Events In 1912

Monday, 06 April 2020

Apr 13   On this day in history royal Flying Corps forms (later RAF)  

Apr 13   The British Royal Flying Corps (RAF) was created by Royal Charter in the year 1912.  

Apr 14   Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher in the year 1912.  

Apr 14   In the year 1912 pan American Union forms  

Apr 14   The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history the Titanic,launched on 31 May 1911, on route from Southampton to New York with 2200 passengers, strikes Iceburg off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and sinks. (1500+ death toll)  

Apr 15   In the year 1912 a Massinger discovers asteroids #731 Sorga & #732 Tjilaki  

Apr 15   Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history titanic sinks at 2 27 AM in North Atlantic as the band plays on  

Apr 15   On this day in history titanic sinks at 2:27 AM in North Atlantic as the band plays on  

Apr 15   Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Titanic sinks... A slew of bad movies follow in the year 1912.  

Apr 15   USS Chester and USS Salem sailed from MA to assist RMS Titanic survivors on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history david Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)  

Apr 16   On this day in history harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel  

Apr 16   Harriet Quimby becomes first woman pilot to cross the English Channel in the year 1912.  

Apr 17   1st unofficial gold record (Al Jolson's "Ragging The Baby To Sleep") in the year 1912.  

Apr 17   Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival Pioneer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer in the year 1912.  

Apr 18   The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City on this day in history.  

Apr 19   16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2 in the year 1912.  

Apr 19   Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   David Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935) in the year 1912.  

Apr 20   Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history tiger Stadium in Detroit opens  

Apr 21   On this day in history feike P Asma, Dutch organist  

Apr 22   In the year 1912 gavalda Miguel Querol, composer  

Apr 24   Justin M'Carthy, politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81 in the year 1912.  

Apr 25   Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis on this day in history.  

Apr 26   1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1912 a[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn)  

Apr 26   On this day in history the first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)  

Apr 27   On this day in history franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)  

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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   Victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of andre Ameller, composer  

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

Jan 02   Barbara Pentland, Winnipeg Canada, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1912 birth of renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)  

Jan 03   In the year 1912 birth of robert Flemyng, Liverpool Eng, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston)  

Famous Deaths In 1912

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1912 felix Dahn, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 14   In the year 1912 otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Kant & Epigones), dies at 71  

Jan 16   On this day in history georg Heym, writer, dies at 24  

Jan 28   Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (b. 1819) died on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies  

Feb 17   In the year 1912 aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57  

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