Historical Events In January - 12
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1992 Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished on this day in history.
1992 On January - 12 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
1992 Harry van Doorn, Dutch MP (KVP/KRO-chairman/PPR/CRM), dies at 76 on January - 12.
1993 Doctors announce Pittsburgh Penguin Mario Limeux has Hodgkin's disease on January - 12.
1993 Carles Mira, Spanish director (Que Nos Quiten Lo Bailao), dies at 45 on January - 12.
1994 On January - 12 malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakhan's murder
1994 Bob Horen, dies of cancer at 67 on January - 12.
1995 On January - 12 major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan
1995 Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in Los Angeles on January - 12.
1995 Pope John Paul II begins visit to Southeast Asia on this day in history.
1995 On January - 12 francis Lopez, songwriter, dies at 77
1996 Russian troops arrived in Bosnia on a peace keeping mission with the NATO countries on January - 12.
1996 Edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1997 Ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated on January - 12.
1997 Space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space on January - 12.
1997 On January - 12 tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
1997 On this day in history charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher, dies at 95
2005 On January - 12 deep Impact is launched from Kennedy Space Center by a Delta 2 rocket.
2006 A stampede during the Stoning of the devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 362 pilgrims on this day in history.
2007 On January - 12 an Argentine judge issues a warrant for the arrest of former President Isabel Martínez de Perón in connection with the disappearance of a human rights worker in 1976.
2007 Comet McNaught, the brightest comet in over 40 years, makes perihelion on this day in history.
2007 On January - 12 the US Embassy in Athens is attacked with a rocket propelled grenade, which caused minimal damage and no injuries.
2010 On January - 12 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake occurs in Haiti, devastating the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince. With a confirmed death toll over 230,000 it is one of the deadliest on record.
2013 A failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths on January - 12.
2014 On this day in history 71st Golden Globe Awards: 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle win
2017 On January - 12 uS President Barack Obama in surprise presentation awards Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom