On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2021

Historical Events

  • India's Supreme Court puts on hold three controversial new farm laws that ignited weeks of protests by farmers in Delhi

Famous Deaths

  • Álvaro Mejía, Colombian athlete (Boston Marathon 1971 2:18:45), dies at 80
  • Frank Arok, Yugoslavian-Australian soccer coach (Australia 1983-89), dies at 88
  • John Ward, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests; 17 dismissals), dies at 83
  • Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud, Saudi thoroughbred racing owner and breeder (Juddmonte Farms; Dancing Brave, Enable, Frankel, Arrogate), dies at 84
2021 Highlights

About January 12, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn