What Happened on October 18, 2012

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

Film & TV History

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

  • 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
2012 Highlights

About October 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month and 19 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: Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia/Martin