On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Beverly Hills Hotel opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Pollak, English mezzo-soprano, born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Felipe Padilla de León, Filipino composer, born in General Tinio, Nueva Ecija, Philippine Islands (d. 1992)
  • Otto Kretschmer, German U-Boat commander, born in Heidau, Neisse, Province of Silesia, Prussia, German Empire (d. 1998)