What Happened on May 18, 1912

Historical Events

  • Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies

Baseball History

Philadelphia Athletics rout Detroit Tigers, 24-2 at Shibe Park; Tigers use amateurs in protest at Ty Cobbs suspension from the game

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Brooks, American film director (Blackboard Jungle; In Cold Blood; Key Largo), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1902)
  • [Pierino] Perry Como, American singer ("Catch A Falling Star") and TV personality (The Perry Como Show), born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
Born in 1912

About May 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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