On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 2012

Historical Events

  • A series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Cage, American blues guitarist (From Lake Mary), dies at 75 (b. 1937)

Person of interestSally Ride

Sally Ride, American astronaut and 1st American woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at 61

1st American Woman in Space Sally Ride
1st American Woman in Space
Sally Ride

2012 Highlights

About July 23, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo