On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Martin, Gawler, South Australia, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, English composer, dies at 70
  • Prince Aly Khan [Ali Salman Aga Khan], Pakistani socialite, jockey, political ambassador and husband to Rita Hayworth, dies from injuries sustained in a car accident at 48