What Happened on February 12, 1915

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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 Goodpaster, American general (NATO Supreme Allied Commander 1969-74), born in Granite City, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza - "Ben Cartwright"; Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1987)
Born in 1915

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Waldteufel [Charles Émile Lévy], French pianist and composer (Estudiantina; Les Patineurs - The Skaters' Waltz), dies at 77

About February 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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