June 12, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC
  • Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands
  • Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam

Deaths in History

  • Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)
  • Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953)