On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1928

Historical Events

  • IX Summer Olympic Games close in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Buhl, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • Charles Blackman, Australian artist

Famous Deaths

  • Leoš Janáček, Czech composer, dies at 74
1928 Highlights

About August 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo