On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • B. Roest Crollius, Dutch painter and writer (Chronicle Sins of Youth), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2000)
  • Hugh Martell, British Vice Admiral, born in Penzance, Cornwall, England (d. 1998)
  • William "Bill" Quinn, American actor (Star Trek, The Birds, Rifleman, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
1912 Highlights

About May 6, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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