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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

1912 Highlights

About November 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio