On This Day

January 12, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • At 10:58 am PST burn up a nuclear rocket in Nevada

Birthdays in History

  • Biram Dah Abeid, Mauritanian politician & slavery abolitionist advocate, born in Rosso, Trarza

Deaths in History

  • Lorraine Hansberry, US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34
  • Porcupine, in Washington, D.C. zoo, dies at 27; oldest known rodent