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
Stephen Hawking

Deaths in History

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