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May 12 is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 233 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901The Duke of Paducah, American country comedian, radio host and banjo player (d. 1986)
  • 1903Faith Bennett, British actress and ATA pilot during WWII (d. 1969) [32]
  • 1903 – Wilfrid Hyde-White, English actor (d. 1991)
  • 1905Édouard Rinfret, Canadian lawyer and politician, Postmaster General of Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1907Leslie Charteris, English author and screenwriter (d. 1993)
  • 1907 – Katharine Hepburn, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1908Nicholas Kaldor, Hungarian-English economist (d. 1986)
  • 1910James Dudley, American baseball player, wrestling manager and executive (d. 2004)
  • 1910 – Johan Ferrier, Surinamese educator and politician, first President of Suriname (d. 2010)
  • 1910 – Dorothy Hodgkin, English biochemist, crystallographer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)[33]
  • 1910 – Gordon Jenkins, American pianist and composer (d. 1984)
  • 1911Charles Biro, American author and illustrator (d. 1972)
  • 1912Henry Jonsson, Swedish runner (d. 2001)
  • 1914Bertus Aafjes, Dutch poet and author (d. 1993)
  • 1914 – Howard K. Smith, American journalist and actor (d. 2002)
  • 1915Tony Strobl, American comics artist and animator (d. 1991)
  • 1916Albert Murray, American author and critic (d. 2013)
  • 1918Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay Cosmetics (d. 2001)
  • 1918 – Julius Rosenberg, American spy (d. 1953)
  • 1921Joseph Beuys, German sculptor and illustrator (d. 1986)
  • 1921 – Farley Mowat, Canadian environmentalist and author (d. 2014)
  • 1922Marco Denevi, Argentinian lawyer and author (d. 1998)
  • 1922 – Murray Gershenz, American actor and businessman (d. 2013)[34]
  • 1922 – Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster (d. 1991)
  • 1922 – Roy Salvadori, English racing driver and manager (d. 2012)[35]
  • 1924Maxine Cooper, American actress and photographer (d. 2009)[36]
  • 1924 – Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian-American mathematician and poet (d. 2016)
  • 1924 – Tony Hancock, English actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968)[37]
  • 1925Yogi Berra, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2015)
  • 1926Paulette Poujol-Oriol, Haitian educator and writer (d. 2011)[38]
  • 1926 – Viren J. Shah, Indian politician, 21st Governor of West Bengal (d. 2013)
  • 1928Burt Bacharach, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer[39]
  • 1929Sam Nujoma, Namibian politician, first President of Namibia
  • 1929 – Dollard St. Laurent, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2015)[40]
  • 1930Jesús Franco, Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1932Joel Joffe, Baron Joffe, South African-English lawyer and politician (d. 2017)
  • 1933Andrei Voznesensky, Russian poet (d. 2010)
  • 1935Felipe Alou, Dominican-American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1935 – Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1936Guillermo Endara, Panamanian lawyer and politician, 32nd President of Panama (d. 2009)
  • 1936 – Tom Snyder, American journalist and talk show host (d. 2007)
  • 1936 – Frank Stella, American painter and sculptor[39]
  • 1937Beryl Burton, English cyclist (d. 1996)
  • 1937 – George Carlin, American comedian, actor, and author (d. 2008)
  • 1937 – Susan Hampshire, English actress[41]
  • 1937 – Miriam Stoppard, English physician and author
  • 1938Millie Perkins, American actress[39]
  • 1939Cyril Chantler, English pediatrician and academic[42]
  • 1939 – Jalal Dabagh, Kurdish journalist and politician
  • 1939 – Miltiadis Evert, Greek minister and politician, 69th Mayor of Athens (d. 2011)
  • 1939 – Reg Gasnier, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2014)
  • 1939 – Ron Ziegler, American politician, White House Press Secretary (d. 2003)
  • 1940Norman Whitfield, American songwriter and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1941Ruud de Wolff, Dutch singer (d. 2000)
  • 1942Ian Dury, English singer-songwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1942 – Billy Swan, American country singer-songwriter[43]
  • 1942 – Dragoljub Velimirović, Serbian chess player and theoretician (d. 2014)
  • 1944Chris Patten, English academic and politician, 28th Governor of Hong Kong[44]
  • 1945Alan Ball, Jr., English footballer and manager (d. 2007)
  • 1945 – Ian McLagan, English keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2014)[45]
  • 1945 – Patrick Ricard, French businessman (d. 2012)
  • 1946Daniel Libeskind, American architect, designed the Imperial War Museum North and Jewish Museum
  • 1947Michael Ignatieff, Canadian journalist and politician
  • 1948Lindsay Crouse, American actress[39]
  • 1948 – Dave Heineman, American captain and politician, 39th Governor of Nebraska
  • 1948 – Richard Riehle, American actor
  • 1948 – Steve Winwood, English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist[39]
  • 1949Ross Bleckner, American painter
  • 1950Bruce Boxleitner, American actor and author[39]
  • 1950 – Gabriel Byrne, Irish actor, director, and producer[39]
  • 1950 – Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, Scottish lawyer, academic, and politician
  • 1950 – Billy Squier, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1951George Karl, American basketball player and coach
  • 1955Kix Brooks, American country music singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1956Bernie Federko, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager
  • 1956 – Sergio Marchi, Argentinean-Canadian urban planner and politician, tenth Canadian Minister of International Trade
  • 1956 – Greg Phillinganes, American keyboardist
  • 1956 – Asad Rauf, Pakistani cricketer and umpire
  • 1957Ziya Onis, Turkish economist and academic
  • 1958Kim Greist, American actress[39]
  • 1958Andreas Petroulakis, Greek cartoonist
  • 1958 – Dries van Noten, Belgian fashion designer
  • 1959Ving Rhames, American actor[39]
  • 1960Lisa Martin, Australian runner
  • 1961Thomas Dooley, German-American soccer player and manager
  • 1961 – Bruce McCulloch, Canadian actor and comedian
  • 1962Emilio Estevez, American actor[46]
  • 1962 – Brett Gurewitz, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1962 – Gregory H. Johnson, English-born American astronaut[47]
  • 1963Panagiotis Fasoulas, Greek basketball player and politician
  • 1963 – Gavin Hood, South African actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Stefano Modena, Italian racing driver
  • 1963 – Vanessa A. Williams, American actress and producer
  • 1964Pierre Morel, French director and cinematographer
  • 1965Renée Simonsen, Danish model and writer
  • 1965 – Stacy Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player[48]
  • 1966Stephen Baldwin, American actor[49]
  • 1966 – Bebel Gilberto, American-Brazilian singer-songwriter
  • 1966 – Deborah Kara Unger, Canadian actress[50]
  • 1967Mireille Bousquet-Mélou, French mathematician
  • 1967 – Bill Shorten, Australian politician
  • 1968Tony Hawk, American skateboarder and actor[51]
  • 1968 – Catherine Tate, English actress and screenwriter
  • 1969Suzanne Clément, Canadian actress
  • 1969 – Kim Fields, American actress[39]
  • 1970Mark Foster, English swimmer
  • 1970 – Jim Furyk, American golfer
  • 1970 – Samantha Mathis, American actress
  • 1970 – Mike Weir, Canadian golfer
  • 1970 – Raj Chandarlapaty, American educator and author[52]
  • 1971Doug Basham, American wrestler
  • 1971 – Jamie Luner, American actress[39]
  • 1972Christian Campbell, Canadian-American actor, writer and photographer[39]
  • 1973Mackenzie Astin, American actor[39]
  • 1973 – Lutz Pfannenstiel, German footballer and manager
  • 1975Jonah Lomu, New Zealand rugby player (d. 2015)
  • 1975 – Ricky Ortiz, American professional wrestler and football player
  • 1977Graeme Dott, Scottish snooker player and coach
  • 1977 – Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician (d. 2017) [53]
  • 1977 – Onur Saylak, Turkish actor, filmmaker and director
  • 1977 – Rachel Wilson, Canadian actress and voice actress
  • 1977 – Mareile Höppner, German television presenter[54]
  • 1978Malin Åkerman, Swedish-Canadian model, actress, and singer
  • 1978 – Jason Biggs, American actor and comedian[39]
  • 1978 – Aya Ishiguro, Japanese singer and fashion designer
  • 1979Adrian Serioux, Canadian soccer player
  • 1981Rami Malek, American actor[39]
  • 1981 – Kentaro Sato, Japanese-American composer and conductor
  • 1982Donnie Nietes, Filipino boxer
  • 1983Domhnall Gleeson, Irish actor[39]
  • 1983 – Alina Kabaeva, Russian gymnast and politician
  • 1983 – Yujiro Kushida, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist
  • 1983 – Charilaos Pappas, Greek footballer
  • 1983 – Virginie Razzano, French tennis player[55]
  • 1983 – Francisco Javier Torres, Mexican footballer
  • 1984Clare Bowen, Australian actress and singer[39]
  • 1985Paolo Goltz, Argentinian footballer
  • 1985 – Andrew Howe, Italian long jumper and sprinter
  • 1985 – Jeroen Simaeys, Belgian footballer
  • 1986Jonathan Orozco, Mexican footballer
  • 1986 – Emily VanCamp, Canadian actress[39]
  • 1987Kieron Pollard, Trinidadian cricketer
  • 1988Marcelo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1989Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Greek Cypriot singer, musician, and actress
  • 1990Florent Amodio, French figure skater
  • 1990 – Etika, American YouTuber and live streamer (d. 2019)[56]
  • 1992Volha Khudzenka, Belarusian kayaker[57]
  • 1997Morgan Lake, English athlete[58]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

  • 1634George Chapman, English poet and playwright (b. 1559)
  • 1641Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1593)
  • 1684Edme Mariotte, French physicist and priest (b. 1620)
  • 1699Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (b. 1626)
  • 1700John Dryden, English poet, playwright, and critic (b. 1631)
  • 1708Adolphus Frederick II, duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)
  • 1748Thomas Lowndes, English astronomer and academic (b. 1692)
  • 1759Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor (b. 1700)
  • 1784Abraham Trembley, Swiss zoologist and academic (b. 1710)
  • 1792Charles Simon Favart, French playwright and composer (b. 1710)
  • 1796Johann Uz, German poet and author (b. 1720)
  • 1801Nicholas Repnin, Russian general and politician, Governor-General of Baltic provinces (b. 1734)
  • 1842Walenty Wańkowicz, Belarusian-Polish painter (b. 1799)
  • 1845János Batsányi, Hungarian poet and academic (b. 1763)
  • 1856Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, French mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1786)
  • 1859Sergey Aksakov, Russian author and academic (b. 1791)
  • 1860Charles Barry, English architect, designed Upper Brook Street Chapel and the Palace of Westminster (b. 1795)
  • 1864J. E. B. Stuart, American general (b. 1833)
  • 1867Friedrich Wilhelm Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist and academic (b. 1795)
  • 1878Anselme Payen, French chemist and academic (b. 1795)
  • 1876Georgi Benkovski, Bulgarian activist (b. 1843)
  • 1884Bedřich Smetana, Czech composer and educator (b. 1824)
  • 1897Minna Canth, Finnish journalist, playwright, and activist (b. 1844)[59]
  • 1900Göran Fredrik Göransson, Swedish merchant, ironmaster and industrialist (b. 1819)[60]

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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