On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1912

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage

Captain of the Titanic Edward Smith
Captain of the Titanic
Edward Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarke Hinkle, American NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers), born in Toronto, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Roy Hofheinz, American judge and engineer (Houston Astrodome), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1982)
1912 Highlights

About April 10, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries