On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 2012

Historical Events

  • 200,000 people are evacuated from Shanghai in anticipation of Typhoon Haikui
  • 21 people are killed by a gun attack in a church in Okene, Nigeria
  • Heavy rain forces 20,000 people to flee their homes in Manila, Philippines

Famous Deaths

  • Judith Crist, American film critic (TV Guide, Today), dies at 90
2012 Highlights

About August 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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