On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Sandro Rosa do Nascimento takes hostages while robbing Bus #174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the highly-publicized standoff becomes a media circus and ends with the death of do Nascimento and a hostage.

Famous Deaths

  • P.L.Deshpande, Marathi writer (b. 1919)