Thursday 12 August 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1948 ?
- Michel Grisolia: French man of letters; a novelist, screenwriter, journalist, literary critic and lyricist.
- Siddaramaiah : Indian lawyer and politician 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka.
- Sue Kidd: American nurse author and educator.
- Graham Zellick: Principal (Queen Mary and Westfield College London).
- Cliff Fish: Rocker (Paper Lace).
- Harry Brearley: English metallurgist (d. 1948).
- Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
- Court of justice sentences Gen Fr Christiansen to 12 years
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