On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1912

Historical Events

  • The Triple Alliance among Italy, Austria, and Germany (originally signed in 1882) is renewed for six years, beginning in 1914, a move inspired by instability in the Balkans

Famous Birthdays

  • Maisie Fitter, editor and conservationist (d. 1996)
1912 Highlights

About December 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius