What Happened on September 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 12 tourists mistaken for militants, are killed by Egyptian forces in Egypts Western Desert
  • 135th Women's U.S. Open: Flavia Pennetta of Italy beats fellow Italian Roberta Vinci (7-6, 4-7, 6-2)
  • Jeremy Corbyn is elected leader of the UK Labour party

Famous Deaths

  • Max Beauvoir, Haiti Voodoo Chief priest, dies at 79