On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Peacock, American jazz bassist (Keith Jarrett Trio), born in Burley, Idaho (d. 2020)
  • Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Alberta

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJózef Piłsudski

Józef Piłsudski, Father of the Second Polish Republic who served as its Chief of State (1918-22), Marshall of Poland and later its de facto leader (1926-35), dies at 67

Statesman and First Marshall Józef Piłsudski
Statesman and First Marshall
Józef Piłsudski

1935 Highlights

About May 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus