Happy 12/12/12! December 12, 1912, that is.

From the New York Evening World, December 12, 1912

Interesting that they had to interview a Chicago civil engineer for this, as the first point seems rather obvious, and the second point, rather random.

Below: Twelve women from Morrisania, the Bronx, picture date unknown (NYPL)

Gawker has a link to the New York Times’ take on this unusual date back in 1912.

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