What Happened on October 1, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Meijer, Dutch accordionist known as the "King of Accordions" (Body & Soul), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. 1992)
Born in 1912

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Frances Allitsen, Nritish mezzo-soprano, voice coach, and composer (Psalm 27: "The Lord is My Light"), dies at 63
1912 Highlights

About October 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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