On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 41 people are killed and 50 injured by a suicide bombing of a mosque in Maymana, Afghanistan
  • 64 people are killed in West Burma after continued sectarian clashes
  • China blocks the New York Times from searches and social media in response to an investigation into Premier Wen Jiabao
  • Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in the Bahamas killing 2 people and causing over $300 million in damage