On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • "Little" Jayotis Washington, American cappella singer (The Persuasions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ian McLagan, English rocker (Faces), born in Hounslow, Middlesex, (d. 2014)
  • Linda Carlson, American actress (Bev-Newhart, Katie-Kaz), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Patrick Ricard, French businessman and CEO of Pernod Ricard, born in Marseille, France (d. 2012)