On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1912

Historical Events

  • Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Woodrow Wilson) "Woody" Guthrie, American folk singer (This Land Is Your Land), and peace activist, born in Okemah, Oklahoma (d. 1967)
  • Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic (d. 1991)
1912 Highlights

About July 14, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer