12 September It Happened Today
1852 Birth of British prime minister Herbert Henry Asquith.
1910 Los Angeles Police Department appoints the world’s first policewoman.
1913 Birth of American athlete Jesse Owens.
1935 US billionaire sets anew air speed record of 352.46 mph.
1953 Senator John F Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.
1957 Birth of German film score composer Hans Zimmer.