What Happened on October 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Google stock trading suspended after premature release of a quarterly report indicating a 20% drop in profits and a 9% fall in share price
  • MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0
  • Syrian military airstrikes kill 40 people in Maaret al-Numan

Famous Deaths

  • David Spencer Ware, American free jazz saxophonist, dies at 62