On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 2021

Historical Events

  • At least 92 people die in a fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in Iraqi city of Nasiriya

Famous Deaths

  • John L. Rotz, American thoroughbred jockey (Preakness Stakes 1962; Belmont Stakes 1970; Racing Hall of Fame 1983), dies at 86
  • Paul Orndorff, American pro wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame 2005; WCW World Tag Team C'ship [Paul Roma] 1995; "Mr Wonderful"), dies at 71
2021 Highlights

About July 12, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer