On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 2012

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
2012 Highlights

About October 26, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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