What Happened on April 12, 1926

Historical Events

The Pleasure Garden

Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film as director "The Pleasure Garden", in England; the silent drama was made in Germany

  • Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • James Hillman, American psychologist, and educator (C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • Jane Withers, American film child star (Bright Eyes; Ginger), character actress (Giant), and commercial spokesperson (Josephine the Plumber), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2021)
Born in 1926

About April 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries