What Happened on May 12, 1918

Famous Birthdays

Julius RosenbergJulius Rosenberg (1918-1953)

1st American civilian executed for espionage after he and his wife were convicted of passing secret radar, jet and nuclear information to the Soviet Union, born in NYC, New York

  • Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungarian actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1976)
Born in 1918

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? 105 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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