On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1918

Famous Birthdays

Julius Rosenberg

Julius Rosenberg, 1st US civilian executed for espionage, born in NYC, New York

  • Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungarian actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (Violet Crumble), dies at 73
1918 Highlights

About May 12, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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