On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1900

Historical Events

  • Boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed
  • Lord Roberts' troops occupy Crown city

Famous Birthdays

  • Helene Weigel, Austrian-German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
1900 Highlights

About May 12, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus