On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


KnighthoodDictator Bokassa I

Central African Republic ex-emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa sentenced to death
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Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976
Jean-Bédel Bokassa is crowned as 'Emperor of Central Africa' atop a golden throne in 1976

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down" the Berlin wall

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev