On This Day

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)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr

1912 Highlights

About August 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo