July 1912 calendar

July 1912

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1912: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1912?


  • 04 Jul 1912 Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 06 Jul 1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm opens
  • 08 Jul 1912 G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles vs. Cambridge
  • 10 Jul 1912 Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record 5000m
  • 12 Jul 1912 United States release of Sarah Bernhardt's film ''Les Amours de la reine Élisabeth'' is influential on the development of the movie feature. Adolf Zukor, who incorporates Paramount Pictures on May 8, 1914, launches his company as the distributor. Paramount celebrates its centennial in 2012.
  • 14 Jul 1912 Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon
  • 15 Jul 1912 British National Health Insurance Act goes into effect.
  • 16 Jul 1912 Naval torpedo launched from an airplane patented by B.A. Fiske.
  • 17 Jul 1912 IAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation) forms in Sweden
  • 18 Jul 1912 Chicago Cubs get 21 hits but lose to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings
  • 19 Jul 1912 In Holbrook, Arizona, USA 14,000 meteorite stones fall; no injuries reported.
  • 22 Jul 1912 5th Olympic games in Stockholm closes
  • 25 Jul 1912 Comoros proclaimed a French colonies
  • 30 Jul 1912 Emperor Meiji of Japan dies. He is succeeded by his son Yoshihito who becomes Emperor Taishō. In Japanese History, the event marks the end of the Meiji era and the beginning of the Taishō era.
  • 31 Jul 1912 RBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal
  • 08 Jul 1912 Henrique Mitchell de Paiva Couceiro leads an unsuccessful royalist attack against the First Portuguese Republic in Chaves.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Lingering Love
  2. - Ragging the Baby to Sleep
  3. - Ragtime Cowboy Joe
  4. - I'm Afraid, Pretty Maid, I'm Afraid
  5. - Please Don't Take My Lovin' Man Away


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?