What Happened on April 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)
  • Domenico Scarlatti & Jeab Cocteaus ballet premieres in Rome

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Forrest, American singer (d. 1999)
  • M Marie Wadlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (India's greatest all-rounder to his time)