On This Day

June 12, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


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Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present in Amsterdam

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank

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Hitler orders enslavement of Slavic peoples

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
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Birthdays in History

  • Bert Sakmann, German cell physiologist (Nobel 1991), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Homer Neal, African-American particle physicist, born in Franklin, Kentucky (d. 2018)