What Happened on July 12, 2012

Historical Events

  • 200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh
  • 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 90-155 people are killed after an oil tanker crashes and explodes in Okogbe, Rivers State, Nigeria
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alimuddin, Pakistani cricket batsman (25 Tests, 2 x 100s, 7 x 50s; Rajputana, Karachi), dies at 81

About July 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • UK #1 Song: Payphone - Maroon 5 Ft. Wiz Khalifa