On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1906

Historical Events

  • Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish US government member, appointed Secretary of Commerce

Famous Birthdays

  • William Pahlmann, American interior designer (4 Season restaurant, NYC), born in Pleasant Mound, Illinois (d. 1987)
1906 Highlights

About December 12, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius