#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 12 May 1926

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mervyn M Dymally American politician (Representative-Democrat-California and Earl Hutto in Panama City. The Boob, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926 while The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1926 or at May 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 May 1926 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Boob

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

More info

Sparrows

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller

Country: United States

More info

She

Directed by: Leander De Cordova

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette

Country: United States

More info

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian

Country: United States

More info

For Heaven's Sake

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 May 1926!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1926 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 12 May
Facts:
  • Airship Norge is 1st vessel to fly over North Pole
  • Gen Pilsudski sets coup on Premier Witos compared
  • Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole
  • British general strike ends.
  • UK General Strike 1926: In the United Kingdom, a nine-day general strike by trade unions ends.

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1926 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Always - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  2. Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley - Johnny Marvin

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 12 May 1926 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1926?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Hays Hammond -- May 10, 1926
  • Science: Science vol. 63 issue 1636
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Haakon VII -- May 3, 1926

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

By: John Erskine

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, IN 1925.

More info

Beau Sabreur

By: P.C. Wren

This volume contains the complete Beau Trilogy: BEAU GESTE; BEAU SABREUR and BEAU IDEAL, written by respected British writer P.C.Wren, involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, in which the author served.

More info

The Hounds of Spring

By: Sylvia Thompson

Penguin 1st edition paperback 56. vg condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

More info

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

By: Anita Loos

Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power―more relevant today than ever―can come in the most alluring of packages. This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 12 May 1926 is such a special date for you!