What happened this day in history April 15, 1912

What are the important events that happened on April 15, 1912? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 15, 1912: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 15, 1912 is the 106th day of the year 1912 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 260 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 2, 1912 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $9,518.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 15, 1912 Historical Events

  • 1912
    The British passenger liner, the RMS Titanic, sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two and a half hours after hitting an iceberg. 1,517 people are killed.

Who were born on April 15, 1912?

  • 1912
    Kim Il-sung, President of North Korea (d. 1994)

Who died on April 15, 1912?

  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic (b. 1850)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: Henry Tingle Wilde, Chief Officer (b. 1872)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: Jack Phillips, British wireless telegraphist. (b. 1887)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: James Paul Moody, Sixth Officer (b. 1887)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: John Jacob Astor IV, billionaire (b. 1864)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: Thomas Andrews, Irish-born businessman and shipbuilder (b. 1873)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: Wallace Hartley,English Violinist (b. 1878)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: William McMaster Murdoch, First Officer (b. 1873)
  • 1912
    Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster: William T. Stead English author and journalist (b. 1849)

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