What Happened on November 12, 1960

Historical Events

Coup d'état

Coup against South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm fails

  • Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertice Berry, American talk show host (Bertice)
  • Maurane [Claudine Luypaerts], Belgian Francophone jazz and chanson singer, born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies at 45
1960 Highlights

About November 12, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

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