Historical Events on July 12th, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Congo, Chad & Central African Republic declare independence
  • Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched
  • Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament
  • Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
  • USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs
  • XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting