On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice "Andre" Norton, American sci-fi author (The Time Traders, The Zero Stone), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, Austrian diplomat (Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary 1906-12), dies at 57
1912 Highlights

About February 17, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius