On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chad government troops reconquer Abéché

Famous Birthdays

  • Megumi Kawamura, Japanese volleyballer
  • Munaf Patel, Indian cricket medium-fast bowler (13 Tests, 35 wickets; 70 ODIs), born in Ikhar, Gujarat, India

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic), dies at 39