On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1912

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGene Kelly

Gene Kelly, American actor (An American in Paris; On The Town) and dancer (Singin' in the Rain), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • Harry Kissin, Baron Kissin, British businessman and President (GPG), born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1997)
  • Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, born in Königgrätz, Bohemia (d. 2007)
1912 Highlights

About August 23, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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