On This Day

July 12, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 10.51" (26.70 cm) of rainfall, Sandusky Ohio (state record)
  • 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 and Denver mints

Deaths in History

  • D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96