Historical Events In January - 12
Saturday, 04 July 2020
1992 On January - 12 last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
1992 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman on January - 12.
1992 On January - 12 harry van Doorn, Dutch MP (KVP/KRO-chairman/PPR/CRM), dies at 76
1993 Doctors announce Pittsburgh Penguin Mario Limeux has Hodgkin's disease on January - 12.
1993 On this day in history carles Mira, Spanish director (Que Nos Quiten Lo Bailao), dies at 45
1994 Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakhan's murder on this day in history.
1994 Bob Horen, dies of cancer at 67 on January - 12.
1995 Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan on January - 12.
1995 On January - 12 murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in Los Angeles
1995 On January - 12 pope John Paul II begins visit to Southeast Asia
1995 Francis Lopez, songwriter, dies at 77 on January - 12.
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 this day in history tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
1997 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher, dies at 95 on January - 12.
2005 On this day in history deep Impact is launched from Kennedy Space Center by a Delta 2 rocket.
2006 On January - 12 a stampede during the Stoning of the devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills 362 pilgrims.
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 January - 12.
2007 On January - 12 the US Embassy in Athens is attacked with a rocket propelled grenade, which caused minimal damage and no injuries.
2010 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 on this day in history.
2010 Haiti earthquake in Haiti killing 100,000-316,000 people on this day in history.
2013 A failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history 71st Golden Globe Awards: 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle win
2017 US President Barack Obama in surprise presentation awards Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on this day in history.