On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2012

Historical Events

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

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

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Robert Lefkowitz
Professor Brian Kobilka
Brian Kobilka

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Karras, American NFL player, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Kyaw Zaw, Burmese politician and soldier, dies at 92
2012 Highlights

About October 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra