What Happened on May 12, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Alou, Dominican baseball utility (MLB All-Star 1962, 66, 68; SF Giants, Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves) and manager (Montreal Expos 1992–2001, SF Giants 2003–06), born in Haina, Dominican Republic
  • 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

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski (1867-1935)

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

1935 Highlights

About May 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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