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

  • Bill Pitman, American touring and session jazz and rock guitarist (Peggy Lee; The Wrecking Crew, "Be My Baby"), and ukulele player ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"), born in Belleville, New Jersey (d. 2022)
  • 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, American academic, Baptist minister, and church historian, born in Williamsburg, Kentucky (d. 2000)
Born in 1920

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

About February 12, 1920

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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