What Happened on November 12, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Fisher assumes the position of prime minister for what turns out to be a short-lived second Labour government, Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Amon Göth, commandant of Nazi concentration camp (d. 1946)
  • Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
  • Harry A Blackmun, Ill, 100th Supreme Court justice (1970-94)
  • Shamus Culhane, animator

Famous Deaths

  • William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), dies at 60