On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 2002

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

Hindi film "Devdas" premieres directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit (Best Film Filmfare Awards)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestEdward Lee Howard

Edward Lee Howard, CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy, dies at 50 after breaking his neck during a fall

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
2002 Highlights

About July 12, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer