What Happened on April 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium opens; Pirates beat Braves 3-2
  • Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Hunter, WLAF DE (London Monarchs)
  • Lorenzo White, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
  • Theo Blanco, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)

Famous Deaths

  • Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed