On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1912

Historical Events

  • Pirates Owen "Chief" Wilson hits record 36th triple of season

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Cuthbert Baines, English music scholar (d. 1997)
  • Joop Zwart, Dutch political activist and resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Beernaert, 14th Prime Minister of Belgium (1884-94) and Nobel Peace Prize laureare 1909, dies at 83
1912 Highlights

About October 6, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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