On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq
  • A man-made 32-foot and 60 tonne monument that is dates around 2000 BC is discovered in the Sea of Galilee

Famous Deaths

  • Marv Harshman, American Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Pacific Lutheran, Wash State, Washington), dies at 95
  • Michael France, American screenwriter, dies from complications from diabetes at 51
  • Robert Byrne, American grand chess master, dies from Parkinson’s disease at 84