On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, dies at 83
  • Luther Allison, blues performer (Motown), dies of cancer at 57
1997 Highlights

About August 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo