On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1945

Historical Events

  • SF selected for site of UN Conference

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • David D Friedman, American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist (The Machinery of Freedom), born in NYC, New York
  • Don Wilson, American MLB pitcher, 1966-74, 2X no-hitters (Houston Astros), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1975)
  • Joe Schermie, American bass player (Three Dog Night - "Joy to the World"), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 2002)
  • Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Villa-Real, Filipino jurist (b. 1880)
  • Henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah, Youth Aliyah), dies
  • Walraven [Wally] van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis, executed at 39
1945 Highlights

About February 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius