On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2012

Historical Events

  • US F-18 Hornet crashes into side of apartment building in Virginia with no fatalities

Famous Weddings

  • "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth (57) weds actress Tara Wilson (30) in Hawaii

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi, dies from heart attack at 78
  • Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident, dies at 76
  • Thomas Kinkade, American artist, dies from acute intoxication at 54
2012 Highlights

About April 6, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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