On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 2019

Historical Events

  • Melbourne captain Cameron Smith becomes highest point scorer in Australian Rugby League history; 49th minute penalty in Storm's 18-12 win over North Queensland in Townsville takes him to 2,420; Hazem El Masri, 2,418

Famous Deaths

  • Forrest Gregg, American Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle, coach (9-time Pro Bowl; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), dies of Parkinson's disease at 85
  • Georgia Engel, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Georgette"; Hot In Cleveland), dies at 70
  • Tommy Smith, English soccer defender (1 cap; Football League Div 1 1966, 73, 76, 77; FA Cup 1965, 74; European Cup 1977; Liverpool 467 games), dies at 74
2019 Highlights

About April 12, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries