On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1904

Historical Events

  • Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, rebel against German colonial rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Mississippi Fred McDowell, American jazz artist, born in Rossville, Tennessee (d. 1972)
1904 Highlights

About January 12, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn