What Happened on August 1, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Keith-Lucas, British political scientist, born in Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire (d. 1996)
  • Henry Jones, American actor (Vertigo, Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman (d. 1995)
Born in 1912

Famous Weddings

Niels Bohr

Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark

1912 Highlights

About August 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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