On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Famous PhotoA Selfie in Space

Buzz Aldrin takes the first 'space selfie', a photo of himself performing extravehicular activity in space during the Gemini program
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Buzz Aldrin takes the first 'space selfie' during the Gemini 12 mission in 1966
Buzz Aldrin takes the first 'space selfie' during the Gemini 12 mission in 1966
  • Dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
  • Dodgers complete an 18-game tour of Japan with a 9-8-1 record
  • High schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame

Famous Deaths

  • Quincy Porter, American composer, dies at 69