On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at influential concert "Experiment in Modern Music" held by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra at the Aeolian Hall, NYC

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • George Kaufman's "Beggar on Horseback" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Berghuis, Dutch author/poet (3 Women, Adam)