On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1960

Historical Events

  • Bert Haanstra wins Oscar for "Glass"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Veeck & Chicago Comiskey Park debuts "Exploding Scoreboard"

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRon MacLean

Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean

1960 Highlights

About April 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries