On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Nervous Set" opens at Henry Miller's Theater NYC for 23 performances

Author Henry Miller
Henry Miller

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Christian, Minn, NHL right wing (Wash Caps, Olympic gold 1980)
  • Ving Rhames [Irving Rameses Rhames], American actor (Mission Impossible), born in New York City

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor's (27) marries for the 4th time to entertainer Eddie Fisher (30)