On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1912

Historical Events

  • Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage
  • Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water

Election of Interest

Democrat candidate Woodrow Wilson is elected President of the United States, defeating Republican incumbent William Howard Taft and Progressive candidate Theodore Roosevelt


1912 Highlights

About November 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

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