On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1997)
  • Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar, born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1997)
1906 Highlights

About October 12, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra