On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Cuny, French actor (La Dolce Vita, Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle), born in Saint-Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, France (d. 1994)
  • Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician (Communist Party of Belgium (PCB)), born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1968)
  • Johan Franco, Dutch composer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 1988)

Person of interestMilton Berle

Milton Berle, American comedian and TV host (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)

Comedian and TV Host Milton Berle
Comedian and TV Host
Milton Berle
  • Paul Runyan, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1934, 38), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 2002)
1908 Highlights

About July 12, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer