April 12, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Breakthrough Starshot: scientists and internet entrepreneurs, including Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerburg, announce interstellar project to send robot spacecraft to Alpha Centauri

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Physicist
Stephen Hawking

Deaths in History

  • Arnold Wesker, British playwright (Chips with Everything), dies at 83