On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed
  • Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies v W Indies at Kanpur

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas), born in Rochester, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Milutin Milanković, Serbian astronomer and geophysicist (linked long-term changes in climate to astronomical factors affecting the amount of solar energy received at Earth’s surface), dies at 79