On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1912

Historical Events

  • Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Child, American chef, author and television personality (The French Chef), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2004)
  • Wendy Hiller, English actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield), born in Bramhall, Cheshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
1912 Highlights

About August 15, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo