What Happened on June 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Al-Qaeda's 2nd-in-command Nasser al-Wuhayshi (Osama Bin Laden's former private secretary) is killed in a US air strike in Yemen
  • Zimbabwe discards its own currency, offering an exchange of $1 for 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), dies at 90