On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wetton, British rock vocalist and bassist (Asia, King Crimson), born in Willington (d. 2017)
  • Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Granby, Quebec, Canada
  • Yuri Baturin, Russian cosmonaut (SK:Soyuz TM-28), born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Religious leader Jim Jones (18) weds nurse Marceline Baldwin

Founder of the Peoples Temple Cult Jim Jones
Founder of the Peoples Temple Cult
Jim Jones

1949 Highlights

About June 12, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini