What Happened on June 12, 2015

Historical Events

  • Al-Qaeda's 2nd-in-command Nasser al-Wuhayshi (Osama Bin Laden's former private secretary) is killed in a US air strike in Yemen
  • Zimbabwe discards its own currency, offering an exchange of $1 for 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Tomlinson, English light classical composer, dies at 90
  • Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), dies at 93
2015 Highlights

About June 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: Want To Want Me - Jason Derulo