On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1948

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • Steve Winwood, English singer, songwriter and musician (Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin'"; Traffic - "Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys"; solo - 'Higher Love"; "While You See A Chance"), born in Birmingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Isidor Achron, American composer, dies of a heart attack at 55
1948 Highlights

About May 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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