On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1912

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for US President

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Deaths

  • Fran├žois-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (b. 1841)
1912 Highlights

About August 7, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo