Historical Events In August - 12
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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 Beverley Brooks, dies of a stroke at 63 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
1994 On August - 12 gene Cherico, bassist, dies at 59
1995 Frank Cvitanovich, film maker, dies at 68 on August - 12.
1996 On this day in history anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73
1997 The birth of Erwin Schrodinger, Physicist on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history luther Allison, blues performer (Motown), dies of cancer at 57
2005 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched on August - 12.
2007 On this day in history tiger Woods wins PGA Championship, his 13th career major.
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 this day in history ebola outbreak death toll exceeds 1000
2017 On this day in history usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships
2017 On August - 12 "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19
2017 US President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” about Charlottesville violence, provoking widespread condemnation on August - 12.
2018 On this day in history an American clean sweep of the 3m diving medals via Marjorie Gestring, Katherine Rawls and Dorothy Poynton-Hill at the Berlin Olympics
2018 On August - 12 nASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona
2018 US man steals a plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, flies for an hour chased by military jets before crashing on Ketron Island on this day in history.
2018 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 on August - 12.
2018 More than 200 Afghan soldiers reported killed after 3 days of attacks by taliban insurgents over multiple fronts including Ghazni city on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history mali's Presidential run-off election held, eventually won by current President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with opposition disputing outcome
2018 On August - 12 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.
2018 On this day in history nASA launches the unmanned Parker Solar Probe to study the Sun at close range and the solar wind.
2019 On this day in history hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests: Hong Kong International Airport is closed due to protests.
2019 Japan–South Korea trade dispute: South Korea announces the removal of Japan from its list of most trusted trading partners, effective on September 18 on August - 12.
2019 The Trump administration announces it will delay its proposal for 10 percent tariffs slated to take effect from September 1 on certain consumer goods from China while exempting other products — less than two weeks after Trump announced the new proposed tariffs on this day in history.
2021 The 2021 Zambian general election is held on this day in history.