Historical Events on July 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 10.51" (26.70 cm) of rainfall, Sandusky Ohio (state record)
  • 37th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 10 at Busch Stad, St Louis
  • All star MVP: Brooks Robinson (Balt Orioles)
  • Start of 3 day race riot in Chicago, looting brings out National Guardsmen
  • US Treasury announces it will buy mutilated silver coins at silver bullion price at Philadelphia & Denver mints