On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1962

Historical Events

  • Laos Prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition government
  • USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m

Famous Birthdays

  • John Enos III, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson, Canadian psychologist and author (12 Rules for Life), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Psychologist and Author Jordan Peterson
Psychologist and Author
Jordan Peterson
  • Michael Link, American actor (Earl-Julia), born in Provo, Utah
  • Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi), born in Leeds, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Ireland, English composer and pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
1962 Highlights

About June 12, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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