Have to start again sometime, so why not? The wikipedia birthday meme that everyone is doing. (3 events, 2 birthdays and 1 death)
July 12 (and I'm a bit distressed to find that the Rollerdome I want to rent out for my 30th birthday party has no information about said rentals on its Web site...)
1812 - War of 1812: The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario.
1892 - A hidden lake bursts out of a glacier on the side of Mont Blanc, flooding the valley below and killing around 200 villagers and holidaymakers in Saint Gervais.
1973 - The 1973 National Archives Fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center.