On This Day

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

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Humani generis

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

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
1950 Highlights

About August 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo