What Happened on May 15, 1912

Historical Events

  • 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6

Baseball History

Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Kagame, Rwandan philosopher, historian, poet and Tutsi intellectual and cultural leader, born in Kiyanza, Rwanda, German East Africa (d. 1981)
  • Arthur Berger, American composer (Ideas of Order), music critic, and educator (Brandeis, 1953-80; New England Conservatory of Music, 1980-99), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
Born in 1912

About May 15, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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