On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 2012

Historical Events

Film Premier

"The Amazing Spider-Man" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival

  • A series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people

Baseball Record

San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros

Famous Deaths

  • Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer, dies at 97
  • William S. Knowles, American chemist and Nobel laureate, dies from complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 95
2012 Highlights

About June 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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