On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1929

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Julia Peterkin (Scarlet Sister Mary)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dollard St. Laurent, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Verdun, Quebec (d. 2015)
  • Sam Nujoma, Namibian revolutionary and politician, first President of Namibia (1990-2005), born in Ongandjera, Soutwest Africa
1929 Highlights

About May 12, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus