October 12 | Facts

October 12 | Facts

1492 Columbus landed in present-day Bahamas. 1870 Gen. Robert E. Lee died in Lexington, Va., at age 63. 1960 Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev created a disturbance at the U.N. General Assembly by pounding his desk with his shoe. 1964 The Soviets launched Voskhod I, the first space capsule to carry three people into orbit. 1999 NBA Hall-of-Famer Wilt Chamberlain died at his Bel Air home […]

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