On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Ewing, US pioneering geologist and geophysicist, born in Lockney, Texas (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel C. Wharton, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 81
1906 Highlights

About May 12, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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