What Happened on February 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French fashion designer Christian Dior presents his first influential collection, named the "New Look"

Fashion Designer Christian Dior
Fashion Designer
Christian Dior
  • Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72