What Happened on October 24, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3 people are shot dead and two critically wounded after being shot by an unknown gunman in Downey, California
  • Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Jamaica killing 1 person and causing over $50 million in damage
  • Libyan militias capture Bani Walid resulting in 130 civilian deaths

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Osborne DuPont, American tennis player, dies at 94