On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • Chad government troops reconquer Abéché

Famous Birthdays

  • Kimberly Perry, American country Singer (The Band Perry - "If I Die Young"; "Better Dig Two"), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Munaf Patel, Indian cricket medium-fast bowler (13 Tests, 35 wickets; 70 ODIs), born in Ikhar, Gujarat, India

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Wood, British rock saxophone and flute player (Traffic; Ginger Baker's Air Force, Jimi Hendrix), dies of pneumonia at 39
1983 Highlights

About July 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer