What Happened on December 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Assassination attempt on Uday (Iraqi's heir to Sadam Hussain)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marlins sign their 6th free-agent since Nov 22, Moises Alou

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner, dies at 70
  • Jack Perry, businessman, dies at 81
  • Jean-Pierre Guerlain, cosmetics pioneer, dies at 91
  • Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher, dies at 77
  • Vance Oakley Packard, writer (Hidden Perseuders), dies at 82