On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet and writer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Dan Daniel, American politician (Rep-D-VA, 1969-88), born in Chatham, Virginia (d. 1988)
  • Howard K. Smith, American TV newsman and journalist (ABC, Moderated Kennedy-Nixon debate), born in Ferriday, Louisiana (d. 2002)
1914 Highlights

About May 12, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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