What Happened on February 12, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Celtic Bill Russell grabs 40 rebounds to beat Warriors 136-125

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Mushtaq Mohammad scores 1st Test Cricket century at 17 yrs 82 days
  • USSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Heyne, WLAF General Manager (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Munich, Germany
  • Jim Harris, Canadian author, environmentalist, and politician, born in Toronto, Canada