What Happened on August 12, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • WW I: Allies defeat Germans at the Battle of Amiens - the last great battle on the Western Front

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Guy Gibson, British aviator, awarded Victoria Cross, born in Simla, India (d. 1944)

RAF Pilot Guy Gibson
RAF Pilot
Guy Gibson
  • Sid Bernstein, music producer/promoter (Beatles, Rolling Stones), born in New York City (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Held, Polish-born actress and singer (b. 1872)