On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 48 people are killed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Guatemala
  • Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington approve measures for same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Carmen Basilio, American world welter and middleweight boxing champion, dies from pneumonia at 85
  • Cleve Duncan, American rocker (The Penguins-Earth Angel), dies at 78