On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Steven Alan Hawley, American NASA astronaut (STS 41-D, 61-C, 31, 82), born in Ottawa, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Mildred Bailey, American jazz singer (b. 1907)