What Happened on November 1, 2012

Historical Events

  • 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
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Pascual PĂ©rez, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1983; Atlanta Braves), dies during apparent home robbery at 55

About November 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Beneath Your Beautiful - Labrinth Ft. Emeli Sande