On This Day

June 12, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Birthdays in History

  • Bill Zeliff, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire (1991-97), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Deaths in History

  • Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies
  • Karl Kraus, Austrian satirical writer, dies at 62
  • M. R. James, English scholar and author (Ghost Stories of an Antiquary), dies at 73