On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2nd NAACP conference (NYC)
  • Philadelphia Athletic's "Chief Bender" no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British biochemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964), born in Cairo (d. 1994)
  • Gordon Jenkins, American arranger and orchestra leader (Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra), born in Webster Groves, Missouri (d. 1984)