On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1920

Historical Events

  • -Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike
  • NL votes 6-2 for 1 commissioner AL votes 6-2 to keep group commission

Famous Birthdays

  • Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), born in New Delhi (d. 2013)
  • Robert "Bob" Shad [Abraham Shadrinsky], American record producer and record label owner (Big Brother and the Holding Company), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • William Roscoe Estep, Baptist historian and professor (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, dies at 67
  • Jean Allemane, French socialist/communard (allemanisten), dies at 77
  • Ottalee Baker, Frank "Home Run" Baker's wife, dies at 31
1920 Highlights

About February 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius