On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • Steve Winwood, England, musician (A Higher Love, Roll with it)

Famous Deaths

  • Isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55