On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm 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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

Baseball Star José Altuve
Baseball Star
José Altuve

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