On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 900+ 8th US Air Force bombers attack Zwikau, Bohlen & Brux
  • Crimea purged of Nazi troops
  • German police arrest Dutch resistance member Gerrit van der Veen and later execute him

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Demski, German writer, born in Regensburg
  • James Purify, American singer (I'm Your Puppet)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur T Quiller-Couch [Q], British author/critic, dies at 80