On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1912

Historical Events

  • 1st US postage stamp picturing an airplane, 20 cent parcel post, issued
  • Austria-Hungary engage in conflict with Serbia
  • First Balkan War: The Ottoman Navy is defeated by the Royal Hellenic Navy at the Battle of Eli
1912 Highlights

About December 16, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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