On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1910

Famous Birthdays

Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer, German-American actress and 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (The Great Ziegfeld 1936, The Good Earth 1937), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2014)

  • Patsy Kelly, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Staley, American baseball pitcher (MLB record 9 RBI 1893; record lasts 70+ years), dies at 43
1910 Highlights

About January 12, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn