On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 2012

Historical Events

  • Into the Silence by Wade Davis wins the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize

Hall of Fame

Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

Sports History

Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his second season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title beating 6-time champion Roger Federer 7-6, 7-5 in the final in London. England

Famous Deaths

  • Sergio Oliva, American body builder (The Myth, IFBB Mr. Olympia, 1967-9), dies at 71
2012 Highlights

About November 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

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