On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st H Bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Larrson, Swedish 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar DePriest, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 80
1951 Highlights

About May 12, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus