July 12, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • In Soweto, South Africa, Shanty town women strip to the waist and confront bulldozers sent by authorities to demolish their homes

Deaths in History

  • Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71