On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1914

Historical Events

  • The First Battle of Ypres begins

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret E. Knight, American inventor (flat-bottomed paper bag), described as a "female Thomas Edison", dies at 76
1914 Highlights

About October 12, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra