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1912 in Denmark

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1912 in Denmark
Decades:  1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s

Events from the year 1912 in Denmark.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Frederick VIII (until 14 May), Christian X
  • Prime minister - Klaus Berntsen
  • Events

  • February 17 – The Danish Union of Press Photographers is founded as the first national organization for newspaper photographers in the world.
  • February 22 – MS Selandia, the world's first ocean-going diesel-powered ship, departs Copenhagen on her maiden voyage, bound for Bangkok, with two B&W four-stroke diesel engines.
  • August 5 – The Rebild Festival is held for the first time, delayed compared to the planned date, the American Independence on July 4, due to a period of national mourning upon King Frederik VII's sudden death. The celebrations are attended by somewhere between 10,000 and 15,000 people.
  • September 28 – Jacob Ellehammer takes off for the first time in his self-built Ellehammer helicopter.
  • Births

  • January 30 – Finn Juhl, architect and designer (d. 1989)
  • February 18 – Gustaf Munch-Petersen, writer and painter (d. 1998)
  • March 14 – Johan Jacobsen, film director (d. 1972)
  • March 30 – Knud Rex, actor (d. 1968)
  • April 3 – Kjeld Philip, economist and politician (d. 1989)
  • April 27 – Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark, hereditary princess (d. 1995)
  • June 4 – Robert Jacobsen, artist (d. 1993)
  • September 10 – Herluf Bidstrup, cartoonist (d. 1988)
  • September 16 – Sven Havsteen-Mikkelsen, painter and illustrator (d. 1999)
  • October 22 – Peer Guldbrandsen, screenwriter, actor, film director and producer (d. 1996)
  • Deaths

  • January 12 - Herman Bang, writer (b. 1857)
  • March 1 – Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg,politician, prime minister of Denmark (b. 1839
  • 124 April – Eiler Rasmussen Eilersen, painter (born 1827)
  • May 14 - Frederick VIII, King (b. 1843)
  • May 20 - Louis Hasselriis, sculptor (born 1844)
  • References

    1912 in Denmark Wikipedia


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