On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • An ailing Bill Veeck sells his interest in White Sox to Arthur Allyn
  • 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