On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1966

Historical Events

  • 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium opens; Pirates beat Braves 3-2
  • Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck, an accident which leaves him with long-lasting health issues

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorenzo White, American football running back (Cleveland Browns), born in Hollywood, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed
1966 Highlights

About April 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries