On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1959

Historical Events

  • At the national congress of APRA in Peru a group of leftist radicals are expelled from the party. They will later form APRA Rebelde.

Famous Birthdays

  • Abigail Kingsley Alling, American executive (Biosphere 2), born in NYC, New York
  • Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States, born in San Bernardino, California

Famous Deaths

  • Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63
1959 Highlights

About October 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra