On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 2017

Historical Events

  • World's largest iceberg (later christened A68) breaks away from Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, about 6,000 sq km in length

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Blazer [Charles Gordon Blazer], American soccer administrator, dies from colorectal cancer at 72
  • Scharlette Holdman, American death penalty mitigation specialist, dies at 70
2017 Highlights

About July 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer