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
1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorenzo White, American football running back (Cleveland Browns), born in Hollywood, Florida
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed

About April 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're My) Soul And Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody Help Me - Spencer Davis Group