On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m)

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrell A. Amyx, American classical archaeologist (Greek Ceramics), born in Exeter, California (d. 1997)
  • Geoff Chubb, South African cricketer (South African pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40), born in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa (d. 1982)
  • Mahmoud Younis, Suez Canal nationalization engineer, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1976)
1911 Highlights

About April 12, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries