What Happened on July 12, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
  • Baseball owners agree to erect warning paths before each fence
  • Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die
  • LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Hendrick, American NASCAR team owner and car dealer, born in Palmer Springs, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Hyde, first President of Ireland (b. 1860)