On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph L Alioto, American politician (Mayor-San Francisco), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1998)
  • Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, Austrian composer (Vom Tode), born in Győr, Danube Monarchy (now Hungary) (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Dedekind, German mathematician (Nature & Meaning of Numbers), dies at 84
1916 Highlights

About February 12, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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