On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV
  • At 10:58 am PST burn up a nuclear rocket in Nevada

Famous Birthdays

  • Biram Dah Abeid, Mauritanian politician & slavery abolitionist advocate, born in Rosso, Trarza
  • Henry Thomas, American defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • Mark Moore, British dance music record producer & DJ (S'Express-Winter Course), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Rob Zombie [Cummings], American musician & filmmaker, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Lorraine Hansberry, US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34
  • Porcupine, in the National Zoo, dies at 27; oldest known rodent (Washington, DC)
1965 Highlights

About January 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn