On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1901

Historical Events


CommunicationHistoric Communication

Guglielmo Marconi sends the first transatlantic radio signal, from Poldhu in Cornwall to Newfoundland, Canada

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

1901 Highlights

About December 12, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius