On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1928

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benito Mussolini ends women's rights in Italy

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Second Opium Law introduced - international law to control drugs

Famous Birthdays

  • Burt Bacharach, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Henry Cosby, African-American songwriter, musician and producer for Motown (Tears of a Clown), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Manuel Lujan Jr, (Rep-R-NM, 1969- )
1928 Highlights

About May 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus