What Happened on June 12, 1928

Historical Events

Baseball Record

New York Yankees future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig collects 14 total bases with 2 triples and 2 home runs in a 15-7 win over Chicago White Sox

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
  • Tom Rosqui, American stage and screen character actor (The Godfather - "Rocco Lampone"), born in Oakland, California (d. 1991)
  • 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
1928 Highlights

About June 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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