1912

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1912 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1912
MCMXII
Ab urbe condita 2665
Armenian calendar 1361
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԱ
Assyrian calendar 6662
Bahá'í calendar 68–69
Balinese saka calendar 1833–1834
Bengali calendar 1319
Berber calendar 2862
British Regnal year 2  Geo. 5   3  Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2456
Burmese calendar 1274
Byzantine calendar 7420–7421
Chinese calendar 辛亥(Metal  Pig)
4608 or 4548
     to 
壬子年 (Water  Rat)
4609 or 4549
Coptic calendar 1628–1629
Discordian calendar 3078
Ethiopian calendar 1904–1905
Hebrew calendar 5672–5673
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1968–1969
 - Shaka Samvat 1833–1834
 - Kali Yuga 5012–5013
Holocene calendar 11912
Igbo calendar 912–913
Iranian calendar 1290–1291
Islamic calendar 1330–1331
Japanese calendar Meiji 45 / Taishō 1
(大正元年)
Javanese calendar 1841–1842
Juche calendar 1
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4245
Minguo calendar ROC 1
民國1年
Nanakshahi calendar 444
Thai solar calendar 2454–2455
Tibetan calendar 阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
2038 or 1657 or 885
     to 
阳水鼠年
(male Water-Rat)
2039 or 1658 or 886

1912 ( MCMXII ) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar , the 1912th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 912th year of the 2nd millennium , the 12th year of the 20th century , and the 3rd year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1912, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Events

January

February

March

March 7: Amundsen and the South Pole
March 27: Cherry trees for Washington, D.C.

April

April 15: The RMS Titanic sinks.

May

1912 Summer Olympics

June

July

August

September

October

November

November 8, 1912: New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson wins U.S. presidential election.

December

Date unknown

1912 date-mark on the apex of a building at Springfield, Birmingham, England.

Births

January

Salah al-Din al-Bitar
Danny Thomas
José Ferrer
Michel Debré
Leonid Kantorovich
Konrad Emil Bloch

February

Millvina Dean
Eva Braun
Roberta Wright McCain
Lawrence Durrell

March

Jack Marshall
Preston Smith
Pat Nixon
James Callaghan

April

Sonja Henie
Kim Il-sung
Glenn T. Seaborg

May

Marten Toonder
János Kádár
Julius Axelrod

June

Maria Montez
Enoch Powell
Alan Turing
Brian Johnston

July

Heinrich Harrer
Petar Stambolić
Milton Friedman

August

Salvador Luria
Gene Kelly
Erich Honecker
Edward Mills Purcell

September

John Cage
Chuck Jones
Martha Scott

October

Fernando Belaúnde Terry
Pope John Paul I
Georg Solti
Richard Doll

November

Alfredo Stroessner
June Havoc
Otto von Habsburg

December

Pappy Boyington
Alfred Lennon
Lady Bird Johnson

Date unknown

Deaths

January

Eloy Alfaro Delgado Gabriel
Saint Nikolai of Japan
Robert Falcon Scott
Karl May

February

March

April

Thomas Byles
Patricio Escobar
Bram Stoker
King Frederick VIII
Wilbur Wright

May

June

July

Henri Poincaré
Emperor Meiji

August

September

October

Susie Taylor
Jose Canalejas

November

December

Nobel Prizes

References

  1. "Dirigibles in Tripoli War", The New York Times, March 8, 1912
  2. Editor, Diane Toops, News and Trends. "Top 10 Food Brands of 2005".
  3. Lord, Walter (1955). A Night to Remember . New York: Holt.
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  6. To the Cambridge Philosophical Society. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  7. Freudenmann, R. W.; Oxler, F.; Bernschneider-Reif, S. (2006). "The origin of MDMA (ecstasy) revisited: the true story reconstructed from the original documents" (PDF). Addiction . 101 (9): 1241–1245. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2006.01511.x. PMID   16911722.

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