On this day: June 12

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Baseball sees its first perfect game, Anne Frank receives a diary for her birthday, civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" dominates the box office, and Nicole Brown Simpson is murdered, all on this day.

OTD June 12 - Gregory Peck
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2003: Actor Gregory Peck, best known for his Academy Award-winning role in "To Kill a Mockingbird," dies of bronchopneumonia at the age of 87 in Los Angeles, California. Peck, who was nominated for another four Oscars, also starred in movies such as "The Yearling," "Gentleman's Agreement," "Twelve O'Clock High," "Roman Holiday," "Moby Dick," "The Guns of Navarone" and "How the West Was Won."

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