On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1961

Historical Events

  • Dutch Lockheed Electricity "Sirius" accident at Cairo, kills 20

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Goad, American author and publisher (ANSWER Me!), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
  • Rod Latham, New Zealand cricketer (NZ opening batsman), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Yuri Rozanov, Russian sports broadcaster (NTV Plus, Match TV; TEFI Award 2012), born in Zagorsk, Russia (d. 2021)
1961 Highlights

About June 12, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini