On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Aurore ClĂ©ment, French actress (Paris, Texas), born in Soissons, Aisne
  • Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse James Payne, a sharecropper, lynched in Madison County, Florida