On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1912

Historical Events

  • Percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key" premieres

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonse Hasselmans, Belgium born French composer and harpist (La Source), dies at 67
1912 Highlights

About August 19, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo