On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 2012

Historical Events

  • 38,000 London Marathon entrants have their home and email contacts published in a data protection breach
  • Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections
  • Rangers F.C. owner, Craig Whyte, is banned for life from any involvement in Scottish football

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band; The Flying Burrito Brothers), dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • LeRoy T. Walker, American sports executive (first black president US Olympic Committee 1992-96), dies at 93
  • Tommy Marth, American rock saxophone player (the Killers, 2008-2010), dies of self-inflicted gunshot at 33
2012 Highlights

About April 23, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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