July 1912 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 Detroit Tiger George Mullen no-hits St Louis Browns, 7-0
  • Jul 6 Donald Lippincott runs world record 100m (10.6)
  • Jul 8 G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge
  • Jul 8 Giants Rube Marquard loses after winning 21 straight
  • Jul 10 Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record 5000m (14:36.6)
  • Jul 12 1st foreign feature film exhibited in US-"Queen Elizabeth"-NYC
  • Jul 15 British National Health Insurance Act goes into effect
  • Jul 16 Naval torpedo launched from an airplane patents by B A Fiske
  • Jul 17 IAF (Intl Amateur Athletic Federation) forms in Sweden
  • Jul 19 A meteorite of estimated 190kg mass explodes over Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona, causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town.
  • Jul 22 In the face of ever-increasing German naval power, the British Admiralty decides to recall British warships from the Mediterranean and base them in the North Sea
  • Jul 25 Comoros proclaimed a French colonies

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier
  • Jul 1 David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)
  • Jul 1 Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • Jul 3 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
  • Jul 6 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 10 Francis Showering, brewer
  • Jul 12 Broderick Vernon Chinnery-Haldane, photographer
  • Jul 14 Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic (d. 1991)
  • Jul 18 Harry Levin, literary Scholar
  • Jul 18 Henry L "Hank" Miller, US pilot/lt adm (WW II-Pacific)
  • Jul 19 Norman Carr, British conservationist (b. 1997)
  • Jul 20 Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member
  • Jul 20 John Dacie, hematologist
  • Jul 20 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found newspaper (The Typhoon)
  • Jul 20 George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)
  • Jul 26 Derek Riches, diplomat
  • Jul 27 Hilde Domin, [Hilde Palm], German writer and poet, born in Cologne (d. 2006)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 31 Milton Friedman, American economist (Nobel Prize Economics 1976), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)

Economist Milton Friedman
Economist
Milton Friedman

Deaths in History

  • Jul 17 J-Henri PoincarĂ©, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58
  • Jul 20 Andrew Lang, Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and anthropologist (Andrew Lang's Fairy Books), dies at 68
  • Jul 30 Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60