On This Day

August 23, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • At least 30 are killed as a result of monsoon rain in Rajasthan, India
  • Four people are killed and 28 injured in a hot air ballooning accident in Slovenia

Deaths in History

  • Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, dies from prostate cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 78