On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1912

Historical Events

OlympicsOlympic Gold

American athlete Jim Thorpe wins 4 of 5 events to win the Pentathlon gold medal at the Stockholm Olympics, medal stripped 1913 (played pro baseball), reinstated 1982

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

Famous Birthdays

  • Tiny Alma [Catharina E J Stam], operetta singer (Vienna Blood)
1912 Highlights

About July 7, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer