What Happened on June 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Senator Huey Long of Louisiana speaks continually for 15½ hours in then Senate's longest speech (150,000 words)
  • Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christoph Meckel, German writer, born in Berlin
  • Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)