On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau, Germany

Historic Event

Aristide Briand forms French war government

  • Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia

Famous Birthdays

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

1915 Highlights

About December 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius