Each of the events below took place on the same day of the month, July 12.
1543: Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Parr, his sixth and final wife.
1908: Actor and comedian Milton Berle is born in New York City.
1937: Comedian and actor Bill Cosby is born in Philadelphia.
1973: Fire destroys the entire sixth floor of the National Personnel Records Building in St. Louis.
1979: Singer Minnie Riperton, 31, dies in Los Angeles.
1979: The second game of a double header between the Tigers and White Sox is cancelled when "Disco Demolition Night" turns into a riot. Chicago forfeits the game.
1996: Former news anchor John Chancellor dies in Princeton, New Jersey at age 68.
2008: Former presidential press secretary Tony Snow, 53, dies in Washington, D.C.