On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1960

Historical Events

  • Bert Haanstra wins Oscar for "Glass"
  • Bill Veeck & Chicago Comiskey Park debuts "Exploding Scoreboard"

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRon MacLean

Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibr├╝cken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean

1960 Highlights

About April 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries