May 12th, 1937.

May 12th, 1937, was a Wednesday. It was day 132 of 1937. The decade was the 1930s.

85 years and 11 days have passed since May 12th, 1937.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


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TIL that the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth occurred the very same day that George Carlin was born.
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News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 12th, 1937.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression.

    A severe worldwide economic depression was occurring during this period of time.


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 85 years and 11 days have passed since May 12th, 1937.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1937.
  • Leap Year: 1937 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 12th, 1937, will be 85 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1937 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 1937, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1937 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 1937 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 12th, 1937.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1937.

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1937.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1937.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1937.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out May 12th, 1943 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 12th.

Florence Nightingale

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on May 12th, 1820
She was not alive on this date.

Tony Hawk

Born on May 12th, 1968
He was born exactly 31 years after this date.

Jonah Lomu

Rugby player. Deceased
Born on May 12th, 1975
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Rami Malek

Born on May 12th, 1981
He was born exactly 44 years after this date.


Brazilian soccer player.
Born on May 12th, 1988
He was born exactly 51 years after this date.


American YouTuber. Deceased
Born on May 12th, 1990
He was born exactly 53 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on May 12th, 1937.


UK Prime Minister.

Stanley Baldwin was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 12th, 1937.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 12th, 1937 was most likely conceived around August 19th, 1936.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 1937 is close to February 2nd, 1938.

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Stats for May 12th, 1937

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 1937.

  • A total of 31,057 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,436 weeks have passed.
  • 2,683,324,800 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 1937.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,130,545,600 times.
  • Since May 12th, 1937, the earth has travelled approximately 1,384,595,596,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 447,220,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 230,765,933 steps. That's about 102,563 miles!
  • Since this date, 32,199,898 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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