On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of Joseph Patterson and Sidney Smith's strip "The Gumps"

Famous Birthdays

  • Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (d. 2006)
  • Thomas K Scherman, American conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75), born in NYC, New York
1917 Highlights

About February 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius