On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 2012

Historical Events

  • A boat of 200 asylum seekers headed to Australia capsizes and 110 survivors are rescued
  • Moody's downgrades 15 major banks in the UK, US, Canada and Europe

NBA Finals

NBA Finals: Miami Heat win their second NBA title; beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-106 in Game 5; MVP: LeBron James

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Aaron Johnson (22) weds film director and artist Sam Taylor Wood (45) in Somerset

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Adler, American musical theater composer and songwriter (Pajama Game; Damn Yankees)), dies at 90
2012 Highlights

About June 21, 2012

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

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