On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Vieri, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Leonidas "Lon" Chaney, American actor nicknamed "the man of a 1000 faces" (The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera), dies after long illness at 67