On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday

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