What Happened on August 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Andras Jones, American actor
  • Viktor Karatchoun, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Forbes, American novelist (Johnny Tremain), dies at 76
  • Pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81