On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jimi Hendrix Experience forms with Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician and author, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • Wim Jonk, Dutch soccer star (Ajax), born in Volendam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74