On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1997)

Person of interestJoe Cronin

Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • 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? 115 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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