January 1, 1912 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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.

Birthdays in History

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Kim Philby, British spy/Soviet mole

  • Victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader