On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1912

Historical Events

  • Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002)
1912 Highlights

About December 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius