On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1908

Historical Events

Music releaseTheater Premiere

George Bernard Shaw's play "Getting Married" premieres in London

  • Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B. Stubblefield

Famous Deaths

  • Melesio Morales, Mexican composer, dies at 69
1908 Highlights

About May 12, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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