What Happened on January 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Rediscovery of the Caves of Nerja in Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Blixa Bargeld, German singer and musician (Einst├╝rzende Neubauten, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
  • Lasana M. Sekou, Saint Martin, Caribbean, poet/author (The Salt Reaper
  • Per Helmstad Gessle, Sweden, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)