What happened this day in history October 12, 1960

What are the important events that happened on October 12, 1960? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 12, 1960: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 12, 1960 is the 286th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 80 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 29, 1960 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaoctacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $204.56. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 12, 1960 Historical Events

  • 1960
    Cold War: Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on a desk at United Nations General Assembly meeting to protest a Philippine assertion of Soviet Union colonial policy being conducted in Eastern Europe
  • 1960
    Inejiro Asanuma, Chair of the Japanese Socialist Party, is assassinated in Japan by Otoya Yamaguchi, a 17-year-old. The cameras were rolling at the time, so the moment was caught on film.

Who were born on October 12, 1960?

  • 1960
    Carlo Perrone, Italian football manager and player
  • 1960
    Hiroyuki Sanada, Japanese actor

Who died on October 12, 1960?

  • 1960
    Inejiro Asanuma, Japanese politician (b. 1898)

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