What Happened on January 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Lew Gallo, actor (12 O'Clock High), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Ruth Brown, American singer (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair