Army Capt. Michael Y. Tarlavsky Died August 12, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 30, of Passaic, N.J.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed Aug. 12 when his unit came under small-arms fire and grenade attack in Najaf, Iraq.
THE LAST GREEK QUEEN OF EGYPT Cleopatra VII Philopator (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; Late 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC), known to history as Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, The name Cleopatra is derived from the Greek name Κλεοπατρα (Kleopatra) which meant "glory of the father" in the feminine form, derived from κλεος (kleos) "glory" combined with πατρος (patros) "of the father" (the masculine form would be Kleopatros Κλεοπατρος)
Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey D. Kettle Died August 12, 2007 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 31, of Madill, Okla.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Aug. 12 in Kuzkalakhel, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.