October 12, 1992 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)
  • Arecibo radio telescope begins Microwave search for occupied planets
  • Expo '92 closes in Seville Spain
  • Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany NY (WQBK 103.5 & 103.9 FM)
  • Microwave Observing Project begins (seeking alien life)

Deaths in History

  • Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident