On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1918

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJulius Rosenberg

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

Alleged Soviet Spy Julius Rosenberg
Alleged Soviet Spy
Julius Rosenberg
  • 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? 102 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus