On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1912

Historical Events

  • Conflict in the Balkans grows into an acute international crisis with major powers supporting either Austria or Serbia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), born in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland (d. 2005)
  • Joan Sanderson, English actress (Please Sir!), born in Bristol, England (d. 1992)
  • Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, American jazz pianist and arranger (Billie Holiday; Benny Goodman), born in Austin, Texas (d. 1986)
1912 Highlights

About November 24, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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