On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • David Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England)
  • John Payne, American actor (The Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • Marius Goring, British actor (Stairway to Heaven, The Red Shoes), born in Isle of Wight, England (d. 1998)
  • Samuel Curran, vice chancellor (Strathclyde University)
1912 Highlights

About May 23, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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