What Happened on October 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Kerr, German-British writer, dies at 80
  • Susan Sutherland Isaacs, educational psychologist and psychoanalyst (b. 1885).