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.

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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.

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Kim November 1 2023

Bought this newspaper as a 90th birthday gift for my dad, who loved it and didn't put it down all day (my mum had to confiscate it so he'd eat his dinner!). Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a special unique gift.

Paula Winston October 30 2023

I wouldn’t know the product didn’t arrive!

  • Historic Newspapers Team October 31 2023

    Thank you for your review.

    We do apologise that this has happened with your order.

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Excellent product and fast delivery.

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Absolutely amazing & so pleased with it.

Hywel Evans October 17 2023

Original newspaper and great gift. Love the smell of the older ones!!

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Very expensive for what it is but I wanted it so I paid but it's great to read.

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Great condition. A little nostalgia. I would highly recommend this item.

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