What Happened on October 10, 2012

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka win the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on G protein-coupled receptors

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Karras, American NFL player, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Kyaw Zaw, Burmese politician and soldier, dies at 92
  • Sam Gibbons, American politician (Rep-D-FL, 1963-97), dies at 92
2012 Highlights

About October 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Diamonds - Rihanna