On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • China cuts its currency the yuan for the 2nd day in a row to boast exports

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former US President Jimmy Carter reveals that he has cancer

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • In London archaeologists discover a mass grave of 30 bodies from the 1665 plague
  • Large series of explosions in Tianjin, China leave at least 50 dead and 700 injured in an industrial accident