Famous Veterans Birthdays – May 12th
Birthdays Today (May 12th):
Born May 12, 1925:
Yogi Berra – Hall of Fame Baseball Player, Coach – (Navy WWII) – Died: September 22, 2015. During World War II, Berra served in the United States Navy as a gunner’s mate on the attack transport USS Bayfield during the Normandy landings. A Second Class Seaman, Berra was one of a six-man crew on a Navy rocket boat, firing machine guns and launching rockets at the German defenses on Omaha Beach. He was fired upon, but was not hit, and later received several commendations for his bravery. Happy Angel Birthday and thank you for your service! See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com!
Born May 12, 1937:
George Carlin – Comedian – (Air Force) – Died: June 22, 2008