Tuesday, June 18, 2024 (Week 25)

July 12 in History

What happened on July 12 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 12 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 12 in history.

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1984
Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale chooses Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate.
1974
G. Gordon Liddy, John Ehrlichman and two others are convicted of conspiracy and perjury in connection with the Watergate scandal.
1957
The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reports that there is a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
1954
President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposes a highway modernization program, with costs to be shared by federal and state governments.
1941
Moscow is bombed by the German Luftwaffe for the first time.
1806
The Confederation of the Rhine is established in Germany.
1794
British Admiral Lord Nelson loses his right eye at the siege of Calvi, in Corsica.
1691
William III defeats the allied Irish and French armies at the Battle of Aughrim, Ireland.
1096
Crusaders under Peter the Hermit reach Sofia in Hungary.