On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1912

Historical Events

Historic Event

British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's diary & body found in Antarctica

Polar Explorer Robert Falcon Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Falcon Scott

Famous Birthdays

  • Alphonse [Tuffy] Leemans, NFL fullback (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58
1912 Highlights

About November 12, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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