On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The UK government establishes an organisation to control atomic energy in the country under The Atomic Energy Authority Bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Zimmermann, US cryptographer, born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Dziga Vertov, [Kaufman], Russian dir (3 Songs of Lenin), dies at 58