On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 2012

Historical Events

  • At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria
  • Insurgent attack kills 19 people and destroys a helicopter at Baqubah, Iraq
  • North Korea is hit by Tropical Storm Khanun, killing 88 people and leaving 60,000 people homeless

Famous Weddings

  • NBA guard Rafer Alston (36) weds "Basketball Wives" star Ashley Walker at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65
2012 Highlights

About July 26, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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