On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1912

Historical Events

  • US marines land on Cuba

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Deller, English countertenor (d. 1979)
  • Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American experimental physicist (conducted the Wu experiment), born in Liuhe, China (d. 1997)
  • Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), born in Big Spring, Texas (d. 1969)
  • Henry M "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash)
  • Martin Schwarzschild, US astronomer (evolution)
1912 Highlights

About May 31, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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