On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)