Thursday 12 August 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cliff Fish and Michel Grisolia.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Douglas Edwards with the News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1948 ?
- Cliff Fish: Rocker (Paper Lace).
- 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).
- 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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