What Happened on November 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo
  • The first mobile betatron (particle accelerator) begins operation at the U.S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Maryland

Famous Birthdays

  • Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Hassan Rouhani, Iranian politician (President of Iran 2013-), born in Sorkheh, Semnan

Famous Deaths

  • Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81