On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician, songwriter, 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 midfielder (49 caps; Ajax, Internazionale, PSV, Sheffield Wednesday), born in Volendam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur LouriĆ©, Russian-American composer (Concerto spirituale; The Feast in a Time of Plague), dies at 74
1966 Highlights

About October 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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