On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1902

Historical Events

  • 140,000 miners of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania go out on a strike called by the United Mine Workers after the owners have refused to recognize the UMW, negotiate or submit to arbitration

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor (d. 1984)
1902 Highlights

About May 12, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus