On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1912

Historical Events

  • Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member
  • George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)
  • John Dacie, hematologist
  • Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found newspaper (The Typhoon)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Lang, Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and anthropologist (Andrew Lang's Fairy Books), dies at 68
1912 Highlights

About July 20, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer