What Happened on July 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal and President of Iraq (1968-79), born in Tikrit, Ottoman Empire (d. 1982)
  • David Brower, American environmentalist and president (Sierra Club), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2000)
  • Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (Vogue magazine) and manager (Lord & Taylor), born in El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma (d. 1989)