Historical Events In August - 12
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1991 Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan on August - 12.
1991 Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies on this day in history.
1992 On August - 12 beverley Brooks, dies of a stroke at 63
1993 Jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69 on this day in history.
1994 On August - 12 gene Cherico, bassist, dies at 59
1995 On August - 12 frank Cvitanovich, film maker, dies at 68
1996 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73 on August - 12.
1997 On this day in history the birth of Erwin Schrodinger, Physicist
1997 Luther Allison, blues performer (Motown), dies of cancer at 57 on August - 12.
2005 On this day in history mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.
2007 Tiger Woods wins PGA Championship, his 13th career major on August - 12.
2012 On this day in history the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony completes the games
2013 On August - 12 8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq
2014 On August - 12 ebola outbreak death toll exceeds 1000
2017 Usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19
2017 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” about Charlottesville violence, provoking widespread condemnation
2018 On August - 12 an American clean sweep of the 3m diving medals via Marjorie Gestring, Katherine Rawls and Dorothy Poynton-Hill at the Berlin Olympics
2018 NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona on this day in history.
2018 On August - 12 uS man steals a plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, flies for an hour chased by military jets before crashing on Ketron Island
2018 On this day in history 100th PGA Championship, Bellerive CC: Brooks Koepka becomes only the 5th player to win 2 major titles in a calendar year (US Open 2018) when he beats Tiger Woods by 2 strokes
2018 On August - 12 more than 200 Afghan soldiers reported killed after 3 days of attacks by taliban insurgents over multiple fronts including Ghazni city
2018 On August - 12 mali's Presidential run-off election held, eventually won by current President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with opposition disputing outcome
2018 The five littoral states - Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan - sign the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, ending the 20-year long dispute over the Caspian Sea's legal status on August - 12.
2018 On August - 12 nASA launches the unmanned Parker Solar Probe to study the Sun at close range and the solar wind.