On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1926

Historical Events

  • Barendrecht soccer team forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Van Doren, American quiz show contestant (Twenty-One), born in New York City
  • Joe Garagiola, American MLB catcher (4 teams, 1946-54), sportscaster, and TV host (Today Show), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)
  • Paul Hamlyn, English publisher/multi-millionaire (Octopus)
1926 Highlights

About February 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius