What Happened on August 17, 2012

Historical Events

  • Gay pride events are banned for a century in Moscow
  • Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are jailed for two years

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick Ricard, French businessman and CEO of Pernod Ricard, dies from cardiac arrest at 67
2012 Highlights

About August 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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