On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 2007

Historical Events

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

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Southern Hills CC: Defending champion Tiger Woods wins his 4th PGA C'ship by 2 shots from Woody Austin

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Famous Deaths

  • Ian McGeoch, Scottish Vice-Admiral with Royal Navy (submarine HMS Splendid WWII), dies at 93
  • Merv Griffin, American television host and game show creator, dies at 82
  • Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (b. 1963)
2007 Highlights

About August 12, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo