On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Thomas, American animator, born in Fresno, California (d. 2004)
  • John Cage, American composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1992)
  • Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)
1912 Highlights

About September 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo