On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1912

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEnoch Powell

Enoch Powell, British Conservative MP and shadow cabinet member infamous for his "Rivers of Blood" speech, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1998)

British Politician Enoch Powell
British Politician
Enoch Powell
  • John Peel, British politician (C), (d. 2004)
1912 Highlights

About June 16, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini