What Happened on January 12, 1906

Historical Events

  • 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
  • Football rules committee legalizes forward pass

Election of Interest

Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet (which included H. H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election

1906 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Woodward) "Tex" Ritter, American country singer (5 Star Jubilee, "Wayward Wind"), born in Murvaul, Texas (d. 1974)
Born in 1906

About January 12, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn