What Happened on July 12, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: France beats Brazil 3-0 for football's 16th World Cup in Saint-Denis (France's 1st title)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pres. Nelson Mandela accompanies Queen Elizabeth II on a coach drive through the streets of London

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg (36) weds "Chinatown" film producer Robert Evans (68) in Beverly Hills, California

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Driftwood, American folk songwriter and musician (b. 1907)
  • Serge Lemoyne, French Canadian artist (b. 1941)