On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1966

Historical Events

  • St Louis' Busch Stadium opens, Braves lose to Cards 4-3 in 12 inns

Famous Birthdays

  • Bebel Gilberto, Brazilian-American pop and bossa nova singer, born in New York City
  • Rafael Bournigal, infielder (Oakland A's), born in Azua, Dominican Republic
  • Stephen Baldwin, actor (Beast, Lawrenceville Stories, Usual Suspects)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Martin Julius Steiner, German Heer and Waffen-SS officer (b. 1896)
1966 Highlights

About May 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus