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What Happened on October 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Article: Edith Cavell – England’s Heroine Nurse

Historical Events

  • Despite international protest, Edith Cavell an English nurse in Belgium, is executed by the Germans for aiding the escape of Allied prisoners

Historic InventionModel T

Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford manufactures its 1 millionth automobile at the River Rouge plant in Detroit
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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Theodore Roosevelt criticizes US citizens who identify themselves with dual nationalities

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Louisa Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium during World War I at 49