On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Weekes, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests, top score 137; first Test cricketer born in US), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • James Allen, English writer (As a Man Thinketh), dies at 47
1912 Highlights

About January 24, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius