What Happened on August 12, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

89th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Country Club

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Bulk carrier M/V New Flame collides with oil tanker Torm Gertrud at the southernmost tip of Gibraltar, ending up partially submerged.

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas "Doug" Riley [Dr Music], Canadian musician and musical director (Famous People Players), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Merv Griffin, American television host and game show creator (b. 1925)
  • Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (b. 1963)