On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 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