On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Eelco Gelling, Dutch blues guitarist (Cuby + Blizzards), born in Zwartsluis, Netherlands
  • Harry Glasper, English writer, born in Middlesbrough, England
  • John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, dies
1946 Highlights

About June 12, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini