Historical Events on May 12th, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Ernie Banks hits his 500th home run

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Harry A Blackmun is confirmed as a justice on Supreme Court
  • KTVM TV channel 6 in Butte, MT (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Race riots in Augusta Georgia; 6 blacks killed (5 by cops)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site