On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1945

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs beat Boston, 6-1 to halt Braves outfielder Tommy Holmes' modern-day record 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
1945 Highlights

About July 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer