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May 12, 1948 was a Wednesday and it was the 133rd day of the year 1948. The next time you can reuse your old 1948 calendar will be in 2032. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 351 days left before your next birthday. You will be 70 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,216 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 854 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1907Katharine Hepburn
- 1922Murray Gershenz
- 1950Billy Squier
- 1956Kimiko Yo
- 1960Paul Arcand
- 1963Charles Pettigrew
- 1968Tony Hawk
- 1969Kim Fields
- 1974Tolga Çevik
- 1978Jason Biggs
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 12.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 12.
- 1622Louis de Buade de Frontenac, French-Canadian soldier and politician, 3rd Governor General of New France (d. 1698)
- 1850Henry Cabot Lodge, American historian and politician (d. 1924)
- 1895William Giauque, Canadian-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1982)
- 1903Wilfrid Hyde-White, English-American actor (d. 1991)
- 1935Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
- 1936Guillermo Endara, Panamanian lawyer and politician, 32nd President of Panama (d. 2009)
- 1937Miriam Stoppard, English physician and author
- 1946Daniel Libeskind, American architect, designed the Imperial War Museum North and Jewish Museum
- 1970Jim Furyk, American golfer
- 1981Erica Campbell, American model and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 12.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1510The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor.
- 1873Coronation of Oscar II of Sweden
- 1881In North Africa, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate.
- 1926General Strike: In the United Kingdom, a nine-day general strike by trade unions ends.
- 1968Vietnam War: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces attack Australian troops defending Fire Support Base Coral, east of Lai Khe in South Vietnam on the night of 12/13 May, resulting in heavy casualties on both sides and beginning the Battle of Coral–Balmoral.
- 1978In Zaire, rebels occupy the city of Kolwezi, the mining center of the province of Shaba (now known as Katanga). The local government asks the U.S.A., France and Belgium to restore order.
- 1989The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people. A week later an underground gasoline pipeline explodes killing two more people.
- 2002Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro’s 1959 revolution.
- 2006Iranian Azeris interpret a cartoon published in an Iranian magazine as insulting, resulting in massive riots throughout the country.
- 2008An earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.
View the complete list of historical events for May 12.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 12 and 1948 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Juraj Kukura, Jonathan Togo, Diana Rigg, Yuri Lyubimov, Bonnie Wright, Richard Benjamin, Dodi Fayed, Blind Willie Johnson, Māris Martinsons, Jimmy McKenna.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 12 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 12, 1948.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 3, 1969 – Noah Baumbach, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter; May 29, 1982 – Ana Beatriz Barros, Brazilian model; February 11, 1956 – Catherine Hickland, American actress and singer.
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