On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1977

Historical Events

  • John Edrich scores his 100th 100, Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval

Famous Birthdays

  • Brock Lesnar, American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler (WWE), born in Webster, South Dakota
  • Francesca Lubiani, Italian tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR), born in Bologna, Italy
  • Neil Harris, English footballer
  • Steve Howey, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Holmes, actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 66
  • Frantisek Suchy, Czech oboist and composer (Moravian Wind Quintet), dies at 75
1977 Highlights

About July 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer