On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1918

Historical Events

  • Finland's "Mosaic Confessors" law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montreal Canadien's center Joe Malone scores 5 goals in a 9-4 win over Ottawa to become the first 20 goal scorer in NHL history; goes on to score 44 regular season goals

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMaharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru who developed Transcendental Meditation, born in Jabalpur, India (d. 2008)


1918 Highlights

About January 12, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn