On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 25 people are killed and 62 injured after a train carrying liquid fuel bursts into flames in Burma
  • An Algerian C-295 military transport plane crashes near Avignon, France, killing 6 people

Famous Weddings

  • Tennis player James Blake (32) weds publicist Emily Snider (37) Del Mar, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Tarmey, English actor (Coronation Street), dies at 71
  • Major Harris, American R&B singer (Love Won't Let Me Wait), dies from congestive heart and lung failure at 65