What Happened on August 12, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st approach & lands test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise
  • Christian militia conquer Palestinian camp Tell al-Za'tar, 2000 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Walker, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Henry Tuilagi, Samoan rugby player
  • Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström, Finnish guitarist
  • Pedro Collins, West Indian cricketer
  • Richard McCourt, English children's television presenter
  • Wednesday 13, American musician (Wednesday 13, Murderdolls)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies