Saturday 12 June 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Barry Bailey and Hans Binder.
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, directed by Charles T. Barton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Texaco Star Theatre.
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1948 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Barry Bailey: Doraville, Georgia -- Rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section).
- Hans Binder: Austrian race car driver.
- Lyn Collins: American singer (d. 2005).
- Herbert Meyer: German footballer.
- Hold It! closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
- Sleepy Hallow closes at St. James Theater NYC after 12 performances
- William Tell Overture by Spike Jones peaks at #6
- 48th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 276 at Riviera Country Club - Los Angeles
- 80th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:28.2
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