On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1912

Historical Events

Eruption of Novarupta

The eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins, the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century

Famous Birthdays

  • MarĂ­a Montez [Vidal], Dominican actress known as The Queen of Technicolor (Cobra Woman, Arabian Nights), born in Barahona, Dominican Republic (d. 1951)
1912 Highlights

About June 6, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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