May 12, 1921 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • National Hospital Day 1st observed

Birthdays in History

  • Farley Mowat, Canadian writer and naturalist, born in Belleville, Ontario, (d. 2014)
  • Giovanni Benelli, archbishop (Florence)/Papal candidate
  • Henry Mackie, designer of the Belfast Calorimeter
  • Joseph Beuys, Germany, avant-garde painter/politician

Deaths in History

  • Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish writer (La sirena negra), dies