What Happened on August 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
  • Court of justice sentences General Friedrich Christiansen, commander of the German Wehrmacht in the Netherlands, to 12 years imprisonment

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Zellick, principal (Queen Mary & Westfield College London)
  • Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Brearley, English inventor (b. 1871)