What Happened on December 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"A Man for All Seasons" based on the play by Robert Bolt, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Paul Scofield premieres in New York (Best Picture 1967)

  • US Supreme Courts votes 4-3 allowing Braves to move to Atlanta

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheryl Dickey, 100m hurdler, born in Houston, Texas
  • Jim Sandlak, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Kouichi Nagano, Japanese voice actor
  • Royce Gracie, Brazilian martial artist