On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1912

Historical Events

  • Japan's first taxicab service begins in Ginza, Tokyo

Famous Birthdays

  • AbbĂ© Pierre, French Catholic priest (d. 2007)
1912 Highlights

About August 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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