On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Skinner, Canadian hockey coach, born in Selkirk, Canada (d. 2007)
  • Walter Hendl, American conductor & composer, born in West New York, New Jersey (d. 2007)
1917 Highlights

About January 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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