On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1900

Historical Events

  • In Germany, the Reichstag pass the second Navy Bill, which calls for doubling the German Navy within 20 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Amadeo Roldán, Cuban composer and violinist, born in Paris (d. 1939)
  • Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1955)
1900 Highlights

About June 12, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini