On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ray Brown, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers), born in Marion, Arkansas
  • Tracy Austin, American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Famous Deaths

  • Leo "Syd" Sailor, American actor (Arizona Days, Waterfront), dies from a heart attack at 67