What Happened on July 12, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island abandoned
  • Willy de Supervise swims world record 400m (5:16.0)

Famous Birthdays

  • Van Cliburn Jr, [Harvey Lavan], La, pianist (Tchaikovsky 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877)