On This Day

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 (b. 1955)
2008 Highlights

About July 12, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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