On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1997

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge Wald

George Wald, American physiologist and biologist (Nobel Prize 1967, vitamin A in retina), dies at 90

Scientist George Wald
Scientist
George Wald

1997 Highlights

About April 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries