What Happened on November 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt

Famous Weddings

  • Award-winning Chinese actress Chen Yao (33) weds cinematographer Yu Cao in Queenstown, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Yorke, English crime fiction writer, dies at 88