What Happened on October 25, 2012

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba and Haiti killing 65 people and causing over $80 million in damage
  • The double dip recession in the UK economy ends with growth of 1.0% in GDP in the third quarter of 2012, with help from the London Olympic Games

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Barzun, French author (The House of Intellect), dies at 104
  • John Connelly, English footballer (20 English caps), dies from cancer at 74
2012 Highlights

About October 25, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Sweet Nothing - Calvin Harris/Florence Welch