On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1912

Historical Events

  • Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields in Siberia
  • Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Brantley Aycock, 50th Governor of North Carolina (1901-05), dies at 52
  • Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (Funk & Wagnalls), dies at 72
1912 Highlights

About April 4, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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