On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 2012

Historical Events


Kateri Tekakwitha canonized as the 1st Native American saint by Pope Benedict XVI

265th Pope Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI

Famous Deaths

  • Dann Cahn, American film editor, dies of natural causes at 89
  • George McGovern, American politician and Presidential candidate (D-1972), dies at 90
  • Yash Chopra, Indian director (Waqt), dies from dengue fever and multiple organ failure at 80
2012 Highlights

About October 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra