October 12, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Infamous Columbus Day Storm strikes the U.S. Pacific Northwest with record wind velocities; 46 dead and at least U.S. $230 million in damages
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications & meteorology

Birthdays in History

  • Branko Crvenkovski, Macedonian President