Historical Events In July - 12
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1989 NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA) on July - 12.
1990 On July - 12 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 July - 12.
1992 On this day in history albert Pierrepont, last British executioner (433 men/17 women), dies
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 this day in history.
1994 On this day in history david Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56
1995 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1996 Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history waterloo - St. Jacobs Railway commences passenger service over the former CN Waterloo Spur between Waterloo and Elmira, Ont.
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 this day in history.
2007 On July - 12 stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947)
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 Giant iceberg breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, about 6,000 sq km in length on this day in history.
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 On July - 12 sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve"
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 On July - 12 uS President Trump arrives in the UK for a four-day visit amid protests
2018 On this day in history chemical plant explosion in Jiangan County, Sichuan Province, China, kills at least 19
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