1912 Newspapers

Our collection of historic newspapers documents the most important 1912 events through British newspapers which have stood the test of time. 1912 was a fascinating year, the British Empire was at its peak, the idea of a war with Germany was starting to brew, and the world’s most famous ship met its dreadful demise. Explore our huge range of 1912 newspaper articles and look back on the events that defined this year in history. Historic Newspapers has the largest collection of authentic national newspapers in the world. Look back through the pages of history, and gain unique insights into how life was during the time, as it was written.

FROM £39.99
1912 Original Newspaper

1912 Headlines

Our collection of 1912 news articles reflects a year in history characterised by political uncertainty, social activism and bloody war in Europe. Tragedy struck in April 1912 when the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg and sank. Over 1600 people died, making this one of the most major events in 1912 news, and in history.

Women still hadn’t been awarded the right to vote, and the suffragettes were getting restless. Their riots and protests often graced the front of newspapers, as the public reaction was divided. The Balkan wars began, when, in October, Montenegro declared war on the Ottoman Empire. The following few months saw a lot of bloodshed and the first cracks appearing as the Ottoman Empire began to slowly break apart.

Good things came out of 1912 too; Tarzan made his first appearance to the public and the Olympic games took place in Sweden. Our extensive collection of 1912 newspaper articles offers fascinating insights into life during this memorable year in history.

More from this Decade

ReviewsReviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5

based on 3851 reviews

Ken Beutel May 13 2024

I bought this newspaper for my wife's 50th birthday. She grew up in the UK so getting an original newspaper from the day she was born was very special for her. Being in Australia, the delivery was a bit expensive but it was worth it. The newspaper arrived quickly and was in great condition for its age.

Leanne Austin April 29 2024

It was the perfect gift, meaningful and authentic. The recepient lived it and we spent ages reading the articles and laughing at the ads.

Michelle Johnston April 25 2024

Very happy with this newspaper which we bought for a friend's 90th birthday. Very prompt delivery.

Paul B April 18 2024

Very happy with the product and its presentation.

Jennifer Anderson April 18 2024

Thank you so much, fantastic gift for a special day!

Adrian Gallagher April 16 2024

Amazing gift. Great value for money.

Harry April 15 2024

The papers are Brilliant it’s in my collection thank you so much