On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bebel Gilberto, Brazilian singer
  • 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)