May 12th: What is special about this date?

May 12th marks the 132nd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 133rd in case of leap years). There are 233 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 12th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 12th and what happened on May 12th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 12th.


May 12th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 12th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Emilio Estevez
    Emilio Estevez (1962)

    Emilio Estevez is an American actor, director, and screenwriter, known for his roles in the Brat Pack films of the 1980s.

  • Rami Malek
    Rami Malek (1981)

    Rami malek is an american actor known for his role as elliot alderson in the tv series mr.

  • Ving Rhames
    Ving Rhames (1959)

    Ving rhames is an american actor known for his roles in films such as pulp fiction, mission: impossible, and dawn of the dead.

  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn (1907)

    American actress, whose first film appearance was in "a bill of divorcement" (1932) with john barrymore.

  • George Carlin
    George Carlin (1937)

    American comedian who started doing tv variety shows and nightclubs in 1966.

  • Gabriel Byrne
    Gabriel Byrne (1950)

    Irish actor, film director and producer, film writer, cultural ambassador, and audiobook narrator.

  • Burt Bacharach
    Burt Bacharach (1928)

    American composer and pianist of popular music.

  • Jason Biggs
    Jason Biggs (1978)

    He was an american actor who first appeared in national commercials at age 5. he was 13 when he won a role on "drexellaeur(tm),s class", a...

  • Malin Akerman
    Malin Akerman (1978)

    Swedish-canadian model and actress.

  • Catherine Tate
    Catherine Tate (1968)

    English actor, comedian, and writer.

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May 12th: who died on this date?

On May 12th the following celebrities died:

  • Robert Reed
    Robert Reed (1992)

    American actor most well-known for his role as paterfamilias mike brady on the tv series "the brady bunch", a funny, corny, and endearing...

  • Monica Zetterlund
    Monica Zetterlund (2005)

    Swedish singer and actress (born 1937).

  • Louis Calhern
    Louis Calhern (1956)

    American actor and singer (d. 1956).

  • Cornell Borchers
    Cornell Borchers (2014)

    Germany -- actress (big lift floodtide, istanbul, istanbul).

  • Lillian Roth
    Lillian Roth (1980)

    Actress (animal crackers and alice sweet alice).

  • Elisabeth Bergner
    Elisabeth Bergner (1986)

    German actress (b. 1897).

  • Johnye Russell (2016)

    Celebrated poet whose works continue to inspire readers worldwide.

  • Jozeph Pilsudski (1935)

    Polish statesman who served as Chief of State and First Marshal of Poland.

  • Nillie Sachs (1970)

    German-Swedish politician and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

  • Solita Solano (1975)

    Renowned Mexican painter known for her vibrant and expressive works.

  • See all famous people who died on May 12th


May 12th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 12th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

May 12th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 12th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 12th in history:

  • May 12, 1926: Airship Norge is 1st vessel to fly over North Pole
  • May 12, 1928: Opium laws enforced
  • May 12, 1937: George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • May 12, 1953: KUHT TV channel 8 in Houston, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • May 12, 1956: East Pakistan is struck by cyclone and tidal waves.
  • May 12, 1971: Rolling Stone Mick Jagger weds Bianca Macias at St. Tropez Town Hall
  • May 12, 1972: Milwaukee Brewers beat Minn Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5 / 13)
  • May 12, 1974: 28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks, 4 games to 3.
  • May 12, 2003: Al Qaeda carried out the Riyadh bombings that killed 26 people.
  • May 12, 2005: Malcolm Glazer takes control of the UK football team Manchester United F.C. After securing a 70% stake.
  • May 12, 2007: Upon arrival of Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Karachi, riots break out in Karachi.
  • May 12, 2019: Insurgency within the Maghreb, 2002-present: Gunmen set fire to a Catholic church at mass and killed six people in Dablo (Burkina Faso).

What day of the year is May 12th?

May 12th marks the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 133rd in case of leap years).

There are 233 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 12th is the 12th day of the month of May.

What day of the week is May 12th, 2024?

On May 12th, 2024 the day of the week is Sunday.

May 2024

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