On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Sokolnicheskaya Radio begins broadcasting from Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Grau, American script supervisor, actress and voice artist (Point Blank, King Kong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Anatole France [Jacques Anatole Thibault], French writer (Tha├»s, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921), dies at 80
  • Monroe Althouse, American composer, dies at 71