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July 12th, 2008 (July 12 2008)DeathTony Snow, former speechwriter for Presidents George H.W. Bush and press secretary for George W. Bush (born in 1955)George W. Bush Quotes
July 12th, 2008 (July 12 2008)DeathBobby Murcer, center fielder for the New York Yankees,San Francisco Giants, and Chicago Cubs from 1965-1983(born in 1946)
July 12th, 2007 (July 12 2007)DeathStan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947)
July 12th, 2007 (July 12 2007)DeathMr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (born in 1951)
July 12th, 2007 (July 12 2007)DeathRobert Buras, Norwegian guitar player (born in 1975)
July 12th, 2006 (July 12 2006)EventHezbollah initiates Operation True Promise.
July 12th, 2005 (July 12 2005)DeathJohn King, Baron King of Wartnaby, Chief executive of British Airways since its privitisation (born in 1917)
July 12th, 2004 (July 12 2004)DeathBetty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (born in 1918)
July 12th, 2003 (July 12 2003)DeathBenny Carter, American musician (born in 1907)
July 12th, 2000 (July 12 2000)DeathCharles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross during World War II (born in 1908)
July 12th, 1999 (July 12 1999)DeathBill Owen, British actor (born in 1914)
July 12th, 1998 (July 12 1998)DeathSerge Lemoyne, French Canadian artist (born in 1941)
July 12th, 1998 (July 12 1998)DeathJimmy Driftwood, American folk songwriter and musician (born in 1907)
July 12th, 1996 (July 12 1996)DeathJohn Chancellor, American television journalist (born in 1927)
July 12th, 1996 (July 12 1996)DeathJonathan Melvoin, American musician and keyboardist (The Smashing Pumpkins) (born in 1961)
July 12th, 1993 (July 12 1993)DeathDan Eldon, British photojournalist (born in 1970)
July 12th, 1991 (July 12 1991)BirthErik Per Sullivan, American actor
July 12th, 1990 (July 12 1990)DeathJoao Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (born in 1917)
July 12th, 1988 (July 12 1988)BirthMelissa O Neil, Canadian singer
July 12th, 1986 (July 12 1986)BirthJP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer
July 12th, 1986 (July 12 1986)BirthKrystal Forscutt, Australian model/reality TV contestant
July 12th, 1985 (July 12 1985)BirthLuiz Ejlli, Albanian singer
July 12th, 1985 (July 12 1985)BirthNatasha Poly, Russian supermodel
July 12th, 1984 (July 12 1984)BirthGareth Gates, British singer
July 12th, 1984 (July 12 1984)BirthMichael McGovern, Northern Irish footballer
July 12th, 1983 (July 12 1983)BirthMegumi Kawamura, Japanese volleyballer
July 12th, 1983 (July 12 1983)BirthMunaf Patel, Indian cricketer
July 12th, 1983 (July 12 1983)DeathChris Wood, British musician, played with Traffic, (born in 1944)
July 12th, 1982 (July 12 1982)BirthAntonio Cassano, Italian footballer
July 12th, 1981 (July 12 1981)BirthAdrienne Camp, South African singer/songwriter
July 12th, 1980 (July 12 1980)BirthJohanna Klum, German TV presenter
July 12th, 1979 (July 12 1979)EventThe island nation of Kiribati declares independence from Great Britain.
July 12th, 1979 (July 12 1979)BirthNikos Barlos, Greek basketball player
July 12th, 1979 (July 12 1979)DeathMinnie Riperton, American soul singer (born in 1947)
July 12th, 1978 (July 12 1978)BirthTopher Grace, American actor
July 12th, 1978 (July 12 1978)BirthMichelle Rodriguez, American actress
July 12th, 1978 (July 12 1978)BirthClaire Chitham, New Zealand actress
July 12th, 1977 (July 12 1977)BirthNeil Harris, English footballer
July 12th, 1977 (July 12 1977)BirthSteve Howey, American actor
July 12th, 1977 (July 12 1977)BirthBrock Lesnar, American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler Martial Quotes
July 12th, 1976 (July 12 1976)BirthDan Boyle, Canadian ice hockey player
July 12th, 1976 (July 12 1976)BirthAnna Friel, British actress
July 12th, 1976 (July 12 1976)BirthTracie Spencer, American singer and songwriter
July 12th, 1975 (July 12 1975)EventSao Tome and Principe declare independence from Portugal.
July 12th, 1975 (July 12 1975)BirthCheyenne Jackson, American actor and singer
July 12th, 1974 (July 12 1974)BirthSharon den Adel, Dutch singer (Within Temptation)
July 12th, 1974 (July 12 1974)BirthStelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer
July 12th, 1974 (July 12 1974)BirthGregory Helms, American professional wrestler
July 12th, 1973 (July 12 1973)EventA fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
July 12th, 1973 (July 12 1973)BirthMagoo, American rapper
July 12th, 1973 (July 12 1973)BirthChristian Vieri, Italian footballer
July 12th, 1973 (July 12 1973)DeathLon Chaney, Jr., American actor (born in 1906)
July 12th, 1972 (July 12 1972)BirthTravis Best, American basketball player
July 12th, 1972 (July 12 1972)BirthBrett Reed, American musician (Rancid)
July 12th, 1972 (July 12 1972)BirthJake Wood, English actor
July 12th, 1971 (July 12 1971)BirthKristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater
July 12th, 1971 (July 12 1971)DeathYvon Robert, French Canadian professional wrestler (born in 1914)
July 12th, 1970 (July 12 1970)BirthBrian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
July 12th, 1970 (July 12 1970)BirthJuba Kalamka, American artist/activist
July 12th, 1969 (July 12 1969)BirthJesse Pintado, American guitarist (Napalm Death) (died in 2006)
July 12th, 1969 (July 12 1969)BirthAlan Mullally, England cricketer
July 12th, 1968 (July 12 1968)BirthCatherine Plewinski, French swimmer
July 12th, 1967 (July 12 1967)BirthRichard Herring, English comedian
July 12th, 1967 (July 12 1967)BirthJohn Petrucci, American guitar player (Dream Theater)
July 12th, 1967 (July 12 1967)BirthBruny Surin, Canadian athlete
July 12th, 1965 (July 12 1965)BirthSanjay Manjrekar, Indian cricketer
July 12th, 1964 (July 12 1964)BirthTim Gane, English musician (Stereolab, McCarthy)
July 12th, 1964 (July 12 1964)BirthGaby Roslin, English television presenter
July 12th, 1962 (July 12 1962)EventThe Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
July 12th, 1962 (July 12 1962)BirthJulio Cesar Chavez, Mexican boxerCesar Chavez Quotes
July 12th, 1962 (July 12 1962)BirthDan Murphy, American guitarist (Soul Asylum)
July 12th, 1962 (July 12 1962)BirthDean Wilkins, English football manager
July 12th, 1962 (July 12 1962)DeathRoger Wolfe Kahn, American band leader (born in 1907)
July 12th, 1961 (July 12 1961)DeathMazo de la Roche, Canadian author (born in 1879)
July 12th, 1960 (July 12 1960)EventOrlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
July 12th, 1960 (July 12 1960)BirthCorynne Charby, French model, actress and singer
July 12th, 1958 (July 12 1958)BirthTonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
July 12th, 1958 (July 12 1958)BirthJennifer Saunders, British actress
July 12th, 1957 (July 12 1957)BirthRichard Douglas Husband, American astronaut (died in 2003)
July 12th, 1956 (July 12 1956)BirthSandi Patty, American singer
July 12th, 1956 (July 12 1956)BirthMario Soto, Dominican baseball player
July 12th, 1954 (July 12 1954)BirthWolfgang Dremmler, German footballer
July 12th, 1952 (July 12 1952)BirthPhilip Taylor Kramer, Bass Guitar Player (died in 1995)
July 12th, 1952 (July 12 1952)BirthVoja Antonic, Serbian inventor and writer
July 12th, 1951 (July 12 1951)BirthBrian Grazer, American film producer
July 12th, 1951 (July 12 1951)BirthCheryl Ladd, American actress
July 12th, 1951 (July 12 1951)BirthSylvia Sass, Hungarian soprano
July 12th, 1951 (July 12 1951)BirthJamey Sheridan, American actor
July 12th, 1950 (July 12 1950)BirthEric Carr, American drummer (Kiss) (died in 1991)
July 12th, 1950 (July 12 1950)BirthGilles Meloche, Canadian ice hockey player
July 12th, 1950 (July 12 1950)DeathElsie de Wolfe, American socialite and interior decorator (born in 1865)
July 12th, 1949 (July 12 1949)BirthRick Hendrick, American NASCAR team owner, and car dealer.
July 12th, 1949 (July 12 1949)DeathDouglas Hyde, first President of Ireland (born in 1860)
July 12th, 1948 (July 12 1948)BirthBen Burtt, American sound designer
July 12th, 1948 (July 12 1948)BirthWalter Egan, American singer
July 12th, 1948 (July 12 1948)BirthRichard Simmons, American fitness trainer
July 12th, 1948 (July 12 1948)BirthJay Thomas, American actor
July 12th, 1947 (July 12 1947)BirthGareth Edwards, Welsh rugby union footballer
July 12th, 1947 (July 12 1947)BirthRichard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology
July 12th, 1947 (July 12 1947)DeathJimmie Lunceford, American saxophonist and bandleader (born in 1902)
July 12th, 1945 (July 12 1945)BirthLeopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor
July 12th, 1945 (July 12 1945)DeathWolfram von Richthofen, German field marshal (born in 1895)
July 12th, 1945 (July 12 1945)DeathBoris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (born in 1871)
July 12th, 1944 (July 12 1944)DeathTheodore Roosevelt, Jr., American general, received Medal of Honor (born in 1887)Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
July 12th, 1943 (July 12 1943)EventWorld War II: Battle of ProkhorovkaGerman and Soviet forces engage in largest tank engagement of all time.
July 12th, 1943 (July 12 1943)BirthChristine McVie, British singer, musician, and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)
July 12th, 1943 (July 12 1943)BirthPaul Silas, American basketball player and head coach
July 12th, 1943 (July 12 1943)BirthWalter Murch, American film editorWalter Murch Quotes
July 12th, 1942 (July 12 1942)BirthBilly Smith, Australian rugby league footballer
July 12th, 1941 (July 12 1941)BirthBenny Parsons, American NASCAR driver (died in 2007)
July 12th, 1941 (July 12 1941)BirthJoseph Whipp, American actor
July 12th, 1938 (July 12 1938)BirthRon Fairly, American baseball player
July 12th, 1938 (July 12 1938)BirthWieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer
July 12th, 1937 (July 12 1937)BirthBill Cosby, American comedian and actorBill Cosby Quotes
July 12th, 1937 (July 12 1937)BirthLionel Jospin, Prime Minister of France 1997-2002
July 12th, 1937 (July 12 1937)BirthMichel Louvain, French Canadian singer
July 12th, 1935 (July 12 1935)DeathAlfred Dreyfus, French military officer (born in 1859)
July 12th, 1934 (July 12 1934)BirthVan Cliburn, American pianist
July 12th, 1934 (July 12 1934)DeathOle Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (born in 1877)
July 12th, 1933 (July 12 1933)BirthDonald E. Westlake, American author
July 12th, 1932 (July 12 1932)EventHedley Verity establishes a first-class record by taking all ten wickets for only ten runs against Nottinghamshire on a pitch affected by a storm.
July 12th, 1932 (July 12 1932)BirthOtis Davis, American runner
July 12th, 1931 (July 12 1931)DeathNathan Soderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1866)
July 12th, 1930 (July 12 1930)BirthGordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, and writer
July 12th, 1928 (July 12 1928)BirthElias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate
July 12th, 1926 (July 12 1926)DeathGertrude Bell, English archaeologist, writer, spy, and administrator (born in 1868)
July 12th, 1925 (July 12 1925)BirthRoger Bonham Smith, former chairman and CEO of General Motors (died in 2007)
July 12th, 1922 (July 12 1922)BirthMark Hatfield, U.S. Senator from Oregon
July 12th, 1921 (July 12 1921)BirthBob Fillion, French Canadian ice hockey player
July 12th, 1920 (July 12 1920)BirthPierre Berton, Canadian journalist and writer (died in 2004)
July 12th, 1920 (July 12 1920)BirthBeah Richards, American actress (died in 2000)
July 12th, 1918 (July 12 1918)EventThe Japanese Imperial Navy battle ship Kawachi blows up at Shunan, western Honshu, Japan, killing at least 621.
July 12th, 1918 (July 12 1918)DeathDragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer (born in 1864)
July 12th, 1917 (July 12 1917)EventThe Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.
July 12th, 1917 (July 12 1917)BirthAndrew Wyeth, American artist
July 12th, 1913 (July 12 1913)BirthWillis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (died in 2008)
July 12th, 1910 (July 12 1910)DeathCharles Stewart Rolls, British engineer and aviator (born in 1887)
July 12th, 1909 (July 12 1909)BirthCurly Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (died in 1993)
July 12th, 1909 (July 12 1909)BirthFritz Leonhardt, German civil engineer (died in 1999)
July 12th, 1908 (July 12 1908)BirthMilton Berle, American comedian (died in 2002)Milton Berle Quotes
July 12th, 1904 (July 12 1904)BirthPablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel laureate (died in 1973)Pablo Neruda Quotes
July 12th, 1895 (July 12 1895)BirthKirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (died in 1962)
July 12th, 1895 (July 12 1895)BirthBuckminster Fuller, American architect (died in 1983)Buckminster Fuller Quotes
July 12th, 1895 (July 12 1895)BirthOscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist (died in 1960)
July 12th, 1892 (July 12 1892)BirthBruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (died in 1942)
July 12th, 1886 (July 12 1886)BirthJean Hersholt, Danish film director and actor (died in 1956)
July 12th, 1884 (July 12 1884)BirthAmedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (died in 1920)
July 12th, 1880 (July 12 1880)BirthTod Browning, American film director (died in 1962)
July 12th, 1876 (July 12 1876)BirthMax Jacob, French poet (died in 1944)
July 12th, 1870 (July 12 1870)BirthLouis II of Monaco (died in 1949)
July 12th, 1868 (July 12 1868)BirthStefan George, German poet (died in 1933)
July 12th, 1864 (July 12 1864)BirthGeorge Washington Carver, American botanist (died in 1943)George Washington Quotes
July 12th, 1863 (July 12 1863)BirthAlbert Calmette, French physician (died in 1933)
July 12th, 1863 (July 12 1863)BirthPaul Karl Ludwig Drude, German physicist (died in 1906)
July 12th, 1862 (July 12 1862)EventThe Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.
July 12th, 1854 (July 12 1854)BirthGeorge Eastman, American inventor (died in 1932)
July 12th, 1852 (July 12 1852)BirthHipolito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (died in 1933)
July 12th, 1850 (July 12 1850)BirthOtto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (died in 1912)
July 12th, 1849 (July 12 1849)BirthSir William Osler, Canadian physician and author (died in 1919)William Osler Quotes
July 12th, 1849 (July 12 1849)DeathDolley Madison, 4th First Lady Of The United States (born in 1768)
July 12th, 1845 (July 12 1845)DeathHenrik Wergeland, Norwegian author (born in 1808)
July 12th, 1828 (July 12 1828)BirthNikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (died in 1889) Philo Quotes
July 12th, 1824 (July 12 1824)BirthEugene Boudin, French painter (died in 1898)
July 12th, 1817 (July 12 1817)BirthHenry David Thoreau, American writer and philosopher (died in 1862)Henry David Thoreau Quotes
July 12th, 1812 (July 12 1812)EventWar of 1812: The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario.
July 12th, 1807 (July 12 1807)BirthThomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (died in 1893)
July 12th, 1806 (July 12 1806)EventSixteen German imperial states leave the Holy Roman Empire and form the Confederation of the Rhine.
July 12th, 1804 (July 12 1804)EventFormer United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot in a duel.Alexander Hamilton Quotes
July 12th, 1804 (July 12 1804)DeathAlexander Hamilton, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (born in 1755)Alexander Hamilton Quotes
July 12th, 1803 (July 12 1803)BirthPeter Chanel, French priest and saint (died in 1841)
July 12th, 1790 (July 12 1790)EventThe Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Assembly.
July 12th, 1773 (July 12 1773)DeathJohann Joachim Quantz, German flutist and composer (born in 1697)
July 12th, 1749 (July 12 1749)DeathCharles de la Boische, Marquis de Beauharnois, Governor of New France
July 12th, 1742 (July 12 1742)DeathEvaristo Abaco, Italian composer (born in 1675)
July 12th, 1730 (July 12 1730)BirthJosiah Wedgwood, English potter (died in 1795)
July 12th, 1712 (July 12 1712)DeathRichard Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (born in 1626)
July 12th, 1693 (July 12 1693)DeathJohn Ashby, English admiral
July 12th, 1691 (July 12 1691)EventBattle of Aughrim (Julian calendar)The decisive victory of William s forces in Ireland. Julian Quotes
July 12th, 1690 (July 12 1690)EventBattle of the Boyne (Gregorian calendar)The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II.William James Quotes
July 12th, 1682 (July 12 1682)DeathJean Picard, French astronomer (born in 1620)
July 12th, 1675 (July 12 1675)BirthEvaristo Abaco, Italian composer (died in 1742)
July 12th, 1664 (July 12 1664)DeathStefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (born in 1610)
July 12th, 1596 (July 12 1596)BirthTsar Michael I of Russia (died in 1645)
July 12th, 1584 (July 12 1584)DeathSteven Borough, English explorer (born in 1525)
July 12th, 1580 (July 12 1580)EventOstrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
July 12th, 1543 (July 12 1543)EventKing Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr at Hampton Court Palace. Henry VIII of England Quotes
July 12th, 1536 (July 12 1536)DeathErasmus, Dutch writer and philosopher Philo Quotes
July 12th, 1441 (July 12 1441)DeathAshikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (born in 1394)
July 12th, 1394 (July 12 1394)BirthAshikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (died in 1441)
July 12th, 1191 (July 12 1191)EventSaladin s garrison surrenders, ending the two-year siege of Acre. Conrad of Montferrat, who has negotiated the surrender, raises the banners of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and of the Third Crusade leaders Richard I of England, Philip II of France, and Leopold V of Austria on the city s walls and towers.
July 12th, 0783 (July 12 0783)DeathBertrada of Laon, wife of Pippin III (born in 720)
July 12th, 0100 (July 12 0100)BirthJulius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (died in 44 BC) (born either July 12 or July 13)Julius Caesar Quotes

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