On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Al-Qaeda militants kill 14 people in an attack in Aden, Yemen
  • NATO air strikes kill at least 13 militants in Afghanistan

Famous Weddings

  • "Melrose Place" actor Grant Show (50) weds "The Campaign" actress and former ballet dancer Katherine LaNasa (45) at The Oak Grove at Ribbit Tree & Plant Nursery in Topanga, California
  • Former "Martin and Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds Rico Hines in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Scott McKenzie, American singer, dies at 73