THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 12 in photos

1993 - Greg Michaels, a waiter for Pine Valley Country Club team #1, clears through the maze of tables carrying a tray of food, stand and high chair during the 3 River Festival's Waiter-Waitress Olympics Monday evening at Freimann Park.
1994 - Hero, an Afghan hound,age 5, races the wind as he chases after a plastic lure during a demonstration of Lure Coursing put on by the Old Fort Sighthound Association, Monday evening at Franke Park in conjunction with the Three Rivers Festival.
1995 - Carl Ehinger let loose a shower of seeds while he was cutting his wheat Wednesday afternoon in a field on the corner of Doyle and US 24 East, near New Haven. Dry weather has spurred farmers into the fields to harvest their wheat.
1996 - Sunset at the TRF Midway at the Memorial Coliseum parking lot, Friday night.
1999 - Tera Del-Cide stands in front of the Hot Wisconsin Cheese booth with a fruit smoothie in her hand Monday morning in Junk Food Alley at the Three Rivers Festival at Headwaters Park. A variety of vendors could be found at the festival.
2000 - Tes Sanderlin serves some Chinese meat eggrolls at the International Village 2000 in the Scottish Rite Valencia Gardens, part of the Three Rivers Festival events. Each day features different cultures from around the world.
2001 - Ways to amend the soil include adding good topsoil, left shovel, and composted plant waste, in hand at right, into the garden and flower beds.
2004 - Ted Sutaphong, left, and Kee Kim, co-creators of the River City Rumble break dancing competition demonstrate some of the moves that will take place at Shoaff Park on Saturday.
2005 - John Scheele, who owns and runs Cindy's Diner with his wife Cindy Scheele, spins around to put another layer of bacon on the grill in preparation for this morning's breakfast customers.
2007 - A Fort Wayne veteran, Donald Connin, who served in Vietnam in 1967 and 1970, looks for a friend from his old platoon at the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall Thursday afternoon at River City Harley Davidson, 5525 Highway 930 East. Connin flew assault helicopters in the war.
2008 - Teamates Keegan Carroll, left, and Keenan Centlivre, right, are members of the St. Joe Little League team.
2008 - Carl Edwards' crew services his car during a pit stop under a blaze-orange sky midway through Saturday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. Ill.
2008 - Kellie Adkins, 17, creates a portrait of her mother who recently passed away. This is the first year she attended the Chalk Walk without her mother helping.
2010 - Participants in the Beasley Soccer Camp work on one vs. one drills during Monday's morning session at Hefner Fields. Team USA World Cup player and Fort Wayne native DaMarcus, fresh from his return from South Africa, came to visit and speak to the campers on Tuesday before heading to visit other nationwide locations of his namesake soccer camps.
2012 - Richard Barnhart, of T.R.A.I.N. along with several other members of the club, was putting together the T.R.A.I.N. model train exhibit for the Three Rivers Festival Thursday at the History Center.
2013 - At House4aHouse block party, the participants were supplied with beach balls and glow sticks.
2014 - The view of downtown Fort Wayne when getting off the Nickel Plate 765.
2016 - From left, Sean McCarthy, 29, Chars Starks, 23, point to the bell for Austin Akins, 29, to ring at the end of their heat on Monday at the Waiter-Waitress Contest at the Three Rivers Festival in the Headwaters East Pavilion. takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.