On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 2017

Historical Events

  • "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” in reference to violence in Charlottesville, provoking widespread condemnation

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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Usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race, the men's 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

2017 Highlights

About August 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo