Historical Events In August - 12
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1991 On August - 12 creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan
1991 Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies on August - 12.
1992 On August - 12 beverley Brooks, dies of a stroke at 63
1993 On August - 12 jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
1994 On this day in history gene Cherico, bassist, dies at 59
1995 Frank Cvitanovich, film maker, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1996 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1997 The birth of Erwin Schrodinger, Physicist on August - 12.
1997 Luther Allison, blues performer (Motown), dies of cancer at 57 on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.
2007 Tiger Woods wins PGA Championship, his 13th career major on this day in history.
2012 The 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony completes the games on this day in history.
2013 8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq on August - 12.
2014 Ebola outbreak death toll exceeds 1000 on August - 12.
2017 Usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships on August - 12.
2017 On August - 12 "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 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 NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona on this day in history.
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 August - 12.
2018 On August - 12 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 Mali's Presidential run-off election held, eventually won by current President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with opposition disputing outcome on this day in history.
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 NASA launches the unmanned Parker Solar Probe to study the Sun at close range and the solar wind on August - 12.