What Happened on August 12, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Oscar class submarine K-141 Kursk of the Russian Navy explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea during a military exercise.

Famous Weddings

  • "Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Will Ferrell (33) weds Swedish actress Viveca Paulin (31)

Famous Deaths

  • Loretta Young, American actress (b. 1913)