What Happened on October 12, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ante Gotovina, Croatian general
  • Jane Siberry, Canadian musician
  • Pat Dinizio, rock vocalist (Smithereens)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernarr McFadden, American physical culture advocate, credited with beginning the culture of health and fitness in the United States, dies of a urinary tract infection at 87