On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples & 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Richard Sherman, American composer and lyricist (The Sherman Brothers - Mary Poppins), born in NYC, New York
  • Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Salvador Díaz Mirón, Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas), dies at 74