What Happened on April 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • US Secret Service inappropriate conduct scandal begins with at least 11 people implicated

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, dies at 90
  • Murray Rose, Australian Olympic gold winning swimmer, dies from leukemia at 73