Historical Events In July - 12
Saturday, 21 September 2019
1989 NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA) on this day in history.
1990 On July - 12 boris Yeltsin resigns from the Soviet Communist Party, spelling the end of communism in Russia
1990 On July - 12 richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71
1992 Albert Pierrepont, last British executioner (433 men/17 women), dies on July - 12.
1993 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 on this day in history.
1993 On July - 12 gusti Huber, Mother of Bibi Besch, dies of heart failure at 78
1994 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49
1996 On July - 12 andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
1997 On July - 12 waterloo - St. Jacobs Railway commences passenger service over the former CN Waterloo Spur between Waterloo and Elmira, Ont.
2005 On this day in history 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 Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947) on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history 200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh
2013 8 people are killed after a commuter train derails in Paris on this day in history.
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 Sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve" on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history republic of Ireland will be the first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies after passing legislation in parliament
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