On This Day

June 12, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min
  • Kevin St Onge throws a playing card a record 185'
  • Opening ceremony at Cambridge Buddhist Association meditation in Boston
  • Sanista occupies parts of Managua