On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Poisoned Kiss" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Stella, American artist, born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • Tom Snyder,American newscaster (The Tomorow Show, NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)