What Happened on July 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Burtt, American sound designer
  • Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], Kermit, Texas, American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown)
  • Richard Simmons, exercise guru (Deal-a-Meal)
  • Walter Egan, rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll), born in NYC, New York