On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1900

Historical Events

  • National Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice & Sing", composed

Famous Birthdays

  • Sammy Davis Sr., American vaudeville dancer (Mr. Wonderful), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1988)
1900 Highlights

About December 12, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius