What Happened on January 8, 1912

Historical Events

  • Chiefs, representatives of people's and church organisations, and other prominent individuals form the African National Congress and declare its aim to bring all Africans together as one people to defend their rights and freedoms

Famous Birthdays

José FerrerJosé Ferrer (1912-1992)

Puerto Rican actor and director (Blood Tide, Dune), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Rudolf George Escher, Dutch composer (True Face of Peace), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1980)
Born in 1912
1912 Highlights

About January 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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