On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 3 NATO soldiers and 16 Afghan police are killed by a suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan
  • 36 people are killed in a ferry collision in Hong Kong
  • California becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors

Famous Deaths

  • Eric J. Hobsbawm, British Marxist historian, dies from pneumonia at 95