On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1912

Historical Events

  • 1st unofficial gold record (Al Jolson's "Ragging The Baby To Sleep")

Famous Birthdays

  • Isador Caplan, British lawyer and Aldeburgh Festival pioneer, born in Blackpool, England (d. 1995)
1912 Highlights

About April 17, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries