What Happened on October 21, 2012

Historical Events


Kateri Tekakwitha canonized as the 1st Native American saint by 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? 10 years, 3 months and 10 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: Sweet Nothing - Calvin Harris/Florence Welch