On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)
  • Rolling Stones 1st performance (Marquee Club, London)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Wilkins, English football manager
  • Grecia Colmenares, Venezuela, actress (Esmeralda, Los Crinimales)
  • Julio César Chávez, Mexican boxer (3-weight division world champion), born in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
  • Stein Jorgesen, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Wolfe Kahn, American band leader (b. 1907)