What Happened on May 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Poisoned Kiss" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Stella, American painter
  • Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • Tom Snyder, American television personality (d. 2007)
  • Tom Snyder, newscaster (Tommorow, NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin