What Happened on November 12, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Fisher assumes the position of prime minister for what turns out to be a short-lived second Labour government, Australia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAmon Göth

Amon Göth, Austrian SS commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1946)

SS Officer Amon Göth
SS Officer
Amon Göth
  • Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
  • Harry A Blackmun, Ill, 100th Supreme Court justice (1970-94)
  • Shamus Culhane, animator

Famous Deaths

  • William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), dies at 60