On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A car bomb set off by the military wing of the ANC, explodes in Durban South Africa killing 5 and injuring 27 people
  • Geraldine Ferraro becomes 1st US female major-party VP candidate

Famous Birthdays

  • Gareth Gates, British singer-songwriter, born in Bradford, England
  • Michael McGovern, Northern Irish footballer