What Happened on November 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'état

Coup against South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm fails

President of South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
President of South Vietnam
Ngô Đình Diệm
  • Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertice Berry, talk show host (Bertice)
  • Maurane, Belgian singer

Famous Deaths

  • John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies