On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1948

Historical Events

  • Malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre - 14 members of the Scots Guards stationed in Malaysia allegedly massacre 24 unarmed civilians and set fire to the village.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Jackson, English rock musician, born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
1948 Highlights

About December 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius