On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1912

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Giants pitcher Rube Marquard ties Tim Keefe's 1888 MLB record 19 game win-streak with 2-1 win v Brooklyn Dodgers; has 21 with 2 end-of-season in 1911

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Jones, Northern Irish lord justice of appeals (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Hoke, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 75
1912 Highlights

About July 3, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer