On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 2012

Historical Events

Historic Event

16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays first performed found under a pub in London

  • A bus falls into a ravine in La Paz, Bolivia, killing 16 and injuring 32 people
  • Credit rating agency Fitch downgrades Spain's credit rating to BBB in the wake of international bailout speculation

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Welch, American musician (Fleetwood Mac), commits suicide by gunshot at 66
  • Nabil Totah, Palestinian-American jazz double bassist, dies at 72
  • Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist and three time Nobel Prize nominee (hominid fossil sites), dies at 86
2012 Highlights

About June 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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