Friday 12 May 1905
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Aujame and André Hornez.
Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1905 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Jean Aujame: French painter, a watercolourist, whose works are kept in the Modern Art Museum in Paris, and in the museums of Albi, Grenoble, Gueret, etc.
- GFJM Bär: Dutch orthopaedic surgeon, co-founder of the Sint Maartenkliniek at Nijmegen.
- André Hornez: French songwriter and screenwriter.
- Guillaume Bar: Netherlands Scientist.
- Édouard Rinfret: Canadian lawyer and politician Postmaster General of Canada (d. 1994).