On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1909

Historical Events

  • "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Bleyer, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey), born in Queens, New York (d. 1989)
  • Mansel Treharne Thomas, Welsh composer, born in Tylorstown, Rhondda, Wales (d. 1986)
1909 Highlights

About June 12, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini