On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1912

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tiger George Mullen no-hits St Louis Browns, 7-0

Boxing Title Fight

Jack Johnson beats "Fireman" Jim Flynn by disqualification in 9 in Las Vegas to retain world heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Virginia Graham, American TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Viviane Romance [Pauline Ronacher Ortmanns], French actress (Panic, Queen's Necklace), born in Roubaix, Nord, France (d. 1991)
1912 Highlights

About July 4, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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