On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American Missy Franklin swims a world record 2:04.06 to win the 200m backstroke gold medal at the London Olympics

OlympicsOlympic Gold

American super-swimmer Michael Phelps wins the 100m butterfly in London to take his all-time Olympic gold medal tally to a record 17

  • United Nations General Assembly reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Music legend Stevie Wonder (63) divorces fashion designer Kai Millard Morris due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder