On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1962

Historical Events

  • San Mateo County withdraws from BART (San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit) district

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Alexakis, American musician (Everclear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama

Famous Deaths

  • M. Visvesvaraya, Indian civil engineer and statesman (19th Diwan of the Mysore Kingdom), dies at 100
  • Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (b. 1923)
1962 Highlights

About April 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries