Historical Events on June 12th, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • "William Tell Overture" by Spike Jones peaks at #6

Sport awardGolf Major

48th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 276 at Riviera CC in LA

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan
  • 80th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:28.2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 138 in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • The musical "Sleepy Hollow" closes at St James Theater NYC after 12 performances