On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • China adopts Gregorian calendar
  • The last Qing Emperor of China, Puyi abdicates after losing the support of the Chinese people and thus the mandate of heaven

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie J Bush, golf professional
  • Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)