On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1950

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Squier, American rocker (Don't Say No), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
  • Gabriel Byrne, actor (Hello Again, Cool World), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jocko Marcellino, American rocker (Sha Na Na), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Renate Stecher-Meissner, German sprinter (3-time Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Süptitz, Germany
  • Shōzō Fujii, Japanese judoka (4x World Champion 1971-79)
1950 Highlights

About May 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus