What Happened on February 12th, 1964

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Beatles 1st NYC concert (Carnegie Hall)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

End of Richie Benaud's 63-Test Cricket career

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • Fighting breaks out between Turks and Greeks over dispute islands in Cyprus and 16 are killed; the UN responds the following month by sending a peacekeeping force
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Douglass, NFL safety (NY Giants)
  • Michel Petit, St Malo, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Milton Small, cricket pace bowler (WI v Australia 1984)
  • Raphael Sbarge, actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf)