What Happened on May 12, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British forces march into Alexandria
  • Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Newman, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Little Jayotis Washington, US R&B singer (Persuasions)
  • Ruud de Wolff, singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Stonehouse, silent film actress and director, dies at 48