On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 2012

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • 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? 8 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini