What Happened on January 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Supermarket in UK opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • US Supreme Court decision (Sipuel v Oklahoma State Board of Regents)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Andrews, actor (Under the Volcano), born in London, England
  • Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • Khalid Abdul Muhammed, American Nation of Islam spokesman (d. 2001)
  • William Nicholson, English writer