On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1912

Historical Events

  • Columbia University approves plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories, after established by Joseph Pulitzer

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Brenneker, Neth/Antillian photographer and folklorist, born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 1996)
1912 Highlights

About May 7, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus