On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1982

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 ethologist and bee expert (Nobel 1973), dies at 95
  • Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953)
1982 Highlights

About June 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini