On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1912

Historical Events

Liberty Bell

Southern Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco free

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The Liberty Bell on its ornate stand, 1872
The Liberty Bell on its ornate stand, 1872
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Famous Birthdays

  • Armand Lohikoski, Finnish director (d. 2005)
  • Cliff Melton, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1942; NL saves leader 1937; NY Giants), born in Brevard, North Carolina (d. 1986)
  • Renaude Lapointe, Canadian journalist and senator (d. 2002)
  • Robert Flemyng, British actor (The Deadly Affair, Funny Face), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Dahn, German historian, jurist and poet, dies at 77
1912 Highlights

About January 3, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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