On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1907

Famous Birthdays

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn, American actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2003)

  • Leslie Charteris, Chinese English American detective writer (Simon Templar character in The Saint), born in Singapore (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Joris-Karl Huysmans, French writer (Against the Grain), dies at 59
1907 Highlights

About May 12, 1907

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus