On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC
  • Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands
  • Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Blackwell, American musician (The Dirtbombs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jason David, American NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts), born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Loïc Duval, French racing driver (Audi Sport), born in Chartres, France

Famous Deaths

  • Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)
  • Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953)