What Happened on August 12, 1950

Historical Events

  • First international game by an NFL team, New York Giants beat CFL's Ottawa Roughriders, 20-6 at Ottawa's Lansdowne Stadium

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Humani generis

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • Kid Creole [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Simon Groom, British television presenter (Blue Peter, 1978-86), and producer (Angels & Devils; The Flying Scotsman), born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
1950 Highlights

About August 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo