On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani

Famous Birthdays

  • Dionne Warwick, American singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Sharad Pawar, Indian politician (founded Nationalist Congress Party in 1999), born in Baramati, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Shirley Englehorn, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1970), born in Caldwell, Idaho