On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)

Famous Deaths

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