On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st "Keystone Kops" film, entitled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy"
  • Aswan Low Dam in Nile begins operation
  • In Delhi, India, terrorist agitation continues as British Viceroy Lord Hardinge is wounded by a bomb explosion

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist, dies at 62