On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1912

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Gustaf Dalén for inventing automatic regulators for gas accumulators for lighthouses and buoys

Industrialist and Inventor Gustaf Dalén
Industrialist and Inventor
Gustaf Dalén

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Hart, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from Michigan), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
1912 Highlights

About December 10, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius