On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Mackendrick, American-born Scottish director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1993)
  • Alfio Grasso, Italian jazz guitarist and composer, born in Lentini, Sicily, Italy (d. 1962)
  • Leo Cherne, American economist and commentator (All Star News), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
1912 Highlights

About September 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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