On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1997

Historical Events

  • 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3

Globe Theatre Fire

Shakespeare's Globe theatre opens in London, England, replica of original Globe theatre (1599-1642) with performance of Henry V, after campaign by Sam Wanamaker

Famous Birthdays

  • William Cuddy, Canadian actor (Amelia)

Famous Weddings

Snoop Dogg

Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg (25) weds high school sweetheart Shante Taylor at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bulat Okudzhava, Russian writer and musician (b. 1924)
1997 Highlights

About June 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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