On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 2012

Historical Events

  • Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez becomes 23rd pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Tampa Bay)

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Birch, American session and touring bassist (Elton John), commits suicide at 56
  • Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, American author, dies at 87
2012 Highlights

About August 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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