On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 18 year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrives in Toronto, Canada, as a refugee, via Thailand, after escaping family abuse in Saudi Arabia
  • Missy Eliot is the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Kuechenberg, American NFL guard (6-time Pro Bowl, Miami Dolphins), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Bonnie Guitar [Buckingham], American guitarist, singer and record executive (Dark Moon), dies at 95