On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1912

Historical Events

  • Royal Flying Corps forms in Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Gil Evans, Canadian-American jazz pianist, composer and arranger (Miles Davis; Absolute Beginners, Out of the Cool), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1988)
  • Helen Craig, American actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
1912 Highlights

About May 13, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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