On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Preston Lockwood [Reginald], British actor (Time Bandits, Jeeves and Wooster), born in West Ham, Essex (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Robert Baden-Powell

Scouting Founder Robert Baden Powell (55) marries Olave St Clair Soames (23) at St Peter's Church in Parkstone, England

Famous Deaths

  • James S. Sherman, 27th Vice President of the United States (1909-1912), dies at 57
  • Jan Karol Gall, Polish conductor and composer of mostly vocal pieces (Mizerna, cicha), dies at 55
1912 Highlights

About October 30, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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