On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1912

Historical Events

  • 1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Florida
  • British Emissary journeys to Berlin to suggest that Britain might support German colonial aspirations in Africa if Germany agrees to hold her current naval strength

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon Jurovsky, composer
1912 Highlights

About February 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius