On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Gunsekera, banker
  • Marjorie Reynolds [Goodspeed], American actress and dancer (Holiday Inn, Life of Riley), born in Buhl, Idaho (d. 1997)
1917 Highlights

About August 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo