What Happened on January 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st running of SF's famed "Bay to Breakers" race (7.63 miles/12.3 km)
  • Sun Yat-sen forms Chinese Republic
  • The Republic of China is established.

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Kim Philby, British spy/Soviet mole

  • Victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader