What Happened on July 12, 2008

Historical Events

  • Canadian harness racer John Campbell wins his 10,000th race as a driver by guiding 'Share the Delight' to victory in the 6th race at Meadowlands Racetrack

Famous Weddings

  • "Black Eyed Peas" rapper Taboo (32) weds fashion publicist Jaymie Dizon (29) at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Pasadena, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Murcer, American baseball outfielder (5-time MLB All Star), dies of brain cancer at 62
  • Tony Snow, former speechwriter for Presidents George H. W. Bush and press secretary for George W. Bush, dies of colon and liver cancer at 53
2008 Highlights

About July 12, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Wiv Me - Dizzee Rascal Ft. Calvin Harris & Chrome