What Happened on August 12, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Syrian Pres Assad drops diplomatic relations with Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Walker, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pete Sampras, tennis champ (14 grand slam titles), born in Washington, D.C.

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras