What Happened on October 22, 2012

Historical Events

Album Release

"Red" 4th studio album by Taylor Swift is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2012/2013)

  • 6 Italian scientists are convicted of manslaughter for their failure to predict the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake
  • Hurricane Sandy forms in the Western Caribbean Sea
  • MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, dies at 89
  • Russell Means, Native American activist, dies from esophageal cancer at 72
  • Wilson Whineray, New Zealand rugby union prop (32 Tests [30 as captain]; Auckland RFU), dies at 77
2012 Highlights

About October 22, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand)

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