January 1912 calendar

January 1912

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1912.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1912: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1912?


  • 01 Jan 1912 The Republic of China is established.
  • 04 Jan 1912 The Scout Association is incorporated throughout the British Commonwealth by Royal Charter.
  • 05 Jan 1912 The Prague Party Conference takes place.
  • 06 Jan 1912 New Mexico is the 47th state admitted to the USA.
  • 09 Jan 1912 US marines invade Honduras.
  • 10 Jan 1912 Caillaux government in France resigns.
  • 12 Jan 1912 -47 degrees F (-44 degrees C), Washta Iowa (state record).
  • 13 Jan 1912 -40 degrees F (-40 degrees C), Oakland Maryland (state record).
  • 17 Jan 1912 Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen
  • 18 Jan 1912 English explorer Robert F Scott and his expedition reach South Pole, only to discover that Roald Amundsen had gotten there before
  • 23 Jan 1912 The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
  • 29 Jan 1912 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence Massachusetts.
  • 05 Jan 1912 The sixth All-Russian Conference of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (Prague Party Conference) opens. In the course of the conference, Vladimir Lenin and his supporters break from the rest of the party to form the Bolshevik movement.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in January 1912?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Knock Wood
  2. - There's a Girl in Havana
  3. - Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still
  4. - Alexander's Ragtime Band
  5. - That Mysterious Rag


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?