On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Wallace [John Wallace Pritchard], American sci-fi author (Megalomania), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Pappy Boyington, American combat pilot (United States Marine Corps fighter ace during World War II), born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (d. 1988)
1912 Highlights

About December 4, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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