What Happened on May 12, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Giants, 3-0
  • East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie Federko, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Glenn Robbins, Australian comedian

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Homer Simpson, fictional character from the long running television show "The Simpsons", born in Springfield

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NY Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner (25) weds Elizabeth Joan Zieg

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87
  • Louis Calhern, dies at 61
  • Vladimir Ambros, composer, dies at 65