On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1912

Historical Events

  • Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang Party in China

Historic Event

Titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Mills, American singer, (The Mills Brothers), born in Piqua, Ohio (d. 1989)
1912 Highlights

About April 2, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries