On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitar Penev, Bulgarian soccer player and union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA), born in Mirovyane, Bulgaria
  • Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor (Inferno), born in Naples, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (b. 1871)
  • Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, German field marshal (German Air Force-WW II), dies at 49