On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1915

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler receives the relatively common Iron Cross second class for bravery in World War I

  • World War I: Kaiser Wilhelm approves the strategic bombing of London's docks

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew J. Goodpaster, American general, supreme commander (NATO-Europe)
  • Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Waldteufel, French composer, dies at 77
1915 Highlights

About February 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius