On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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, American musician & filmmaker, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Lorraine Hansberry, US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34
  • Porcupine, in Washington, D.C. zoo, dies at 27; oldest known rodent