On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1912

Historical Events

  • First Balkan War: The Naval Battle of Elli takes place.
  • Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer
  • Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact

Famous Deaths

  • Prudente José de Morais Barros, 3rd President of Brazil (1894-98), dies at 61
1912 Highlights

About December 3, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius