On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alimuddin, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1954-62), dies at 81
2012 Highlights

About July 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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