On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 2012

Historical Events

  • 400 Islamist Militants escape from a Pakistan prison after an insurgent attack
  • China loosens monetary policy and allows the Yuan to fluctuate up to 1% against the US dollar

Music Concert

Hologram of late rapper Tupac features on stage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at Coachella music festival

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
Rapper and Record Producer Dr. Dre
Rapper and Record Producer
Dr. Dre

Television Premiere

TV comedy drama "Girls" created by and starring Lena Dunham premieres on HBO

Writer, Actress and Producer Lena Dunham
Writer, Actress and Producer
Lena Dunham
Actor Adam Driver
Adam Driver
  • US Secret Service inappropriate conduct scandal begins with at least 11 people implicated

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Pringle, British air marshal, dies at 92
  • Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, dies at 90
  • Murray Rose, Australian Olympic gold winning swimmer, dies from leukemia at 73
2012 Highlights

About April 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries