What Happened on May 12, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Uzbekistan & Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics

Famous Birthdays

  • John Simon, theater critic (NY Times)

Person of interestYogi Berra

Yogi Berra [Lawrence Peter Berra], American baseball catcher, coach and manager (NY Yankees, Mets), born in St. Louis Missouri (d. 2015)

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Milner, British governor (Cape Colony)/minister, dies at 71
  • Amy Lowell, American poet (b. 1874)
  • Amy Lowell, writer, dies at 51
  • Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer, dies at 82