On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1912

Historical Events

Olympic 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

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? 109 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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