On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A further 83 people are killed throughout Syria by the Syrian army
  • A US appeal court overturns a district court ruling banning the sale of Samsung

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Mo Yan, a Chinese hallucinatory realist writer, wins the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature

Novelist Mo Yan
Mo Yan

Famous Deaths

  • John Junior "Champ" Summers, American MLB player, dies from kidney cancer at 66