Historical Events In July - 12
Monday, 18 February 2019
1989 On July - 12 nY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)
1990 On this day in history boris Yeltsin resigns from the Soviet Communist Party, spelling the end of communism in Russia
1990 Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71 on this day in history.
1992 Albert Pierrepont, last British executioner (433 men/17 women), dies on July - 12.
1993 On this day in history in the Hokkaido, Japan Region, a 7.6 earthquake killed at least 200 people and 39 missing in the Hokkaido region, including at least 165 killed on Okushiri
1993 Gusti Huber, Mother of Bibi Besch, dies of heart failure at 78 on July - 12.
1994 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56 on July - 12.
1995 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49 on July - 12.
1996 On this day in history andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
1997 Waterloo - St. Jacobs Railway commences passenger service over the former CN Waterloo Spur between Waterloo and Elmira, Ont on July - 12.
2005 On July - 12 terrorists kill 5 people and wound 90 people in a crowded mall in Netanya, Israel. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for attack.
2007 Queen Elizabeth II visits the world's largest Commonwealth war grave in Ypres, Belgium to pay respects to fallen soldiers of the Battle of Passchendaele on July - 12.
2007 Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947) on July - 12.
2012 200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh on this day in history.
2013 8 people are killed after a commuter train derails in Paris on July - 12.
2017 On this day in history giant iceberg breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, about 6,000 sq km in length
2018 On this day in history world's longest fingernails cut off; Shridhar Chillal's nails measured 909.6cm after growing for 66 years
2018 Sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve" on July - 12.
2018 Republic of Ireland will be the first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies after passing legislation in parliament on July - 12.
2018 US President Trump arrives in the UK for a four-day visit amid protests on July - 12.
2018 Chemical plant explosion in Jiangan County, Sichuan Province, China, kills at least 19 on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history "Misson: Impossible - Fallout", directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise , Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, premieres in Paris