What Happened on June 12, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2nd Berlin International Film Festival: "One Summer of Happiness" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Krantz, singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Oliver Knussen, composer (Chicara), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
Musician
Pete Farndon
  • Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83