June 12 in History
1701June 12, 1701:
The British Parliament passes the UK’s throne succession regulatory law known as the Act of Settlement.
1898June 12, 1898:
Emilio Aguinaldo leads the declaration of independence of the Philippines from Spain.
1963June 12, 1963:
New York City becomes home to the premiere of the film, “Cleopatra”.
1967June 12, 1967:
The James Bond film, “You Only Live Twice” premieres at London’s Odeon Leicester Square. In attendance was Queen Elizabeth II.
1987June 12, 1987:
1990June 12, 1990:
Mariah Carey’s self-titled debut album is released.
1991June 12, 1991:
A volcanic eruption occurs on the Philippines’ Mount Pinatubo for the first time in 600 years.
1994June 12, 1994: The ex-wife of American football player O.J. Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman are stabbed to death.
2008June 12, 2008:
Coldplay’s 4th studio album, “Viva la Vida or Death” is released and will go on to win three Grammy Awards.
2016June 12, 2016:
Omar Mateen kills 49 people with a gun in Orlando, Florida’s LGBTQ nightclub, Pulse.