January 12, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)

Birthdays in History

  • Sarah Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (survived)
  • Sarahi Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996)

Deaths in History

  • Edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65
  • Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
  • John Howard Purnell, scientist, dies at 70
  • Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper, dies at 76