On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1912

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam-North football club D.W.V. is established

Famous Birthdays

  • Archibald Cox, U.S. Solicitor General (d. 2004)
  • Marshall Royal, American jazz alto saxophonist and clarinetist (Count Basie Orchestra), born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma (d. 1995)
1912 Highlights

About May 12, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus