On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Soviet government moves from Moscow to Volga as Nazis forces close in on Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Washington, American politician (Rep-D-Texas), born in Longview, Texas
  • Michael Mansfield, English barrister, born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Micajah Daugherty, American politician, lawyer and political manager accused of corruption, dies at 81