What Happened on October 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Google stock trading suspended after premature release of a quarterly report indicating a 20% drop in profits and a 9% fall in share price

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are honoured for their work with fashion label The Row at the WSJ Magazine's Innovator Of The Year Awards in New York City

Actress and fashion designer Ashley Olsen
Actress and fashion designer
Ashley Olsen
  • MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0
  • Syrian military airstrikes kill 40 people in Maaret al-Numan

Famous Deaths

  • David Spencer Ware, American free jazz saxophonist, dies at 62