What Happened on June 12, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
  • Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer/Dutch sec of state (1866..88), dies at 79