On This Day

July 12, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Elias James Corey, American organic chemist (Nobel 1990), born in Methuen, Massachusetts
  • Hayden White, American "literary criticism" historian (Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe), born in Martin, Tennessee (d. 2018)