Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 28 February 2020
1992 Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On January - 12 major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan
1995 On this day in history murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in Los Angeles
1995 Pope John Paul II begins visit to Southeast Asia on January - 12.
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 On this day in history edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65
1997 On this day in history ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated
1997 On January - 12 space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space
1997 On January - 12 tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
1997 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher, dies at 95 on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history 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 January - 12.
2007 On this day in history 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 January - 12.
2013 On January - 12 a failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths
2014 On January - 12 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