On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Barendrecht soccer team forms

Famous Birthdays

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