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, British folk-rock mandolin and harmonica player (Lindisfarne, 1970-90), born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About December 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius