On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1912

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Person of interestGene Kelly

Gene Kelly, American actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way) 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? 108 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo