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December 12, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Assassination attempt on Uday (Iraqi's heir to Sadam Hussain)

Deaths in History

  • Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner, dies at 70
  • Jack Perry, businessman, dies at 81
  • Jean-Pierre Guerlain, cosmetics pioneer, dies at 91
  • Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher, dies at 77
  • Vance Packard, American journalist and writer (The Hidden Persuaders), dies at 82
1996 in History