On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Darius Milhauds opera "Bolivar" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

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