What Happened on August 12, 2000

Historical Events

  • The Oscar class submarine K-141 Kursk of the Russian Navy explodes and sinks in the Barents Sea during a military exercise.

Famous Weddings

  • "Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Will Ferrell (33) weds Swedish actress Viveca Paulin (31)

Famous Deaths

Loretta YoungLoretta Young (1913-2000)

American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), dies of ovarian cancer at 87

  • Patrick Peter Sacco, American composer, dies at 71
2000 Highlights

About August 12, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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