What Happened on July 12, 1917

Historical Events

  • The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Wyeth, American realist painter (Christina's World), born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Fran├žois Fournier, Swiss-French postage stamp forger, dies at 71
1917 Highlights

About July 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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