On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1912

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A's beat Tigers 24-2, who use amateurs protesting Ty Cobbs suspension

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer
  • Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, In Cold Blood), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • [Pierino] Perry Como, American singer (Catch A Falling Star) and TV personality (The Perry Como Show), born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
1912 Highlights

About May 18, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus