On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Feathers, American country music and rockabilly singer-songwriter, and musician ("Can't Hardly Stand It"), born in Holly Springs, Mississippi (d. 1998)
  • Mamo Wolde, Ethiopian marathoner (Olympic gold 1968), born in Ada'a, Oromo, Ethiopia (d. 2002)
  • Rona Jaffe, American novelist (Mazes & Monsters), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© de Clerq, Flemish poet/writer (Book of Love), dies
  • ThTheo Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer and chairman of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister), dies at 79
1932 Highlights

About June 12, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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