On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Kerr, German-British writer, dies at 80
  • Susan Sutherland Isaacs, English educational psychologist and psychoanalyst, dies at 63
1948 Highlights

About October 12, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra