On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1912

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
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Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer
  • Alexis Nihon, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics 1968)
  • 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)
1912 Highlights

About May 15, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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