What Happened on June 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Zeliff, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire (1991-97), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies
  • Karl Kraus, Austrian satirical writer, dies at 62
  • M. R. James, English scholar and author (Ghost Stories of an Antiquary), dies at 73