On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1910

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Charles "Chief" Bender no-hits Cleveland Naps, 4-0

Conference of Interest

Second NAACP conference in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, British biochemist who developed protein crystallography to study molecular structure, including that of vitamin B12 (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1994) [1]
  • Gordon Jenkins, American arranger and orchestra leader (Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra), born in Webster Groves, Missouri (d. 1984)
1910 Highlights

About May 12, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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