What Happened on August 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Churchill & Tito meet in Naples
  • Pipeline under ocean (Pluto) begins operating
  • Waffen SS troops massacre 560 people in Sant'Anna di Stazzema.

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Michele, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Peter Hofmann, German tenor

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., brother of President John F. Kennedy (b. 1915)