On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1912

Historical Events

  • Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe)

Famous Birthdays

  • Burton Lane, Broadway composer (Finian's Rainbow)
  • Millvina Dean, British civil servant who was the last living survivor of the RMS Titanic and also the youngest aboard, born in Branscombe, Devon, England (d. 2009)
  • Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
1912 Highlights

About February 2, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius