What Happened on May 8, 1912

Historical Events

  • Film and television production and distribution studio Paramount Pictures is founded

Famous Birthdays

  • George Woodcock, Canadian writer of political biography and history (Anarchism: A History of Libertarian Ideas and Movements), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1995)
  • Gertrud Fussenegger, Austrian writer (Mohrenlegende), born in Pilsen, Austria-HUngary (d. 2009)
Born in 1912
1912 Highlights

About May 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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