November 1, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 2 Iranian fighter jets fire on a US General Atomics MQ-1 Predator drone in international air space
  • 22 people are killed and 111 injured after a fuel tanker explodes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Acid is poured over a 15 year old girl by her parents after being seen talking to a young man in an "honour killing" in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
  • Google's Gmail becomes the world's most popular email service
  • Scientists detect evidence of light from the universe's first stars, predicted to have formed 500 million years after the big bang
  • Yellow fever kills 32 people and sickens 50 more in Darfur, Sudan