On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


BeatificationCanonization

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, dies from dengue fever and multiple organ failure at 80