On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1920

Historical Events

Music History

Maurice Ravel's ballet "La Valse" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Kida, Japanese-American comics artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75
  • Paul LacĂ´me, French composer, dies at 82
1920 Highlights

About December 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius