On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 2012

Historical Events

  • 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs
  • Thousands demonstrate in Madrid against proposed budget cuts

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Werner Henze, German composer, dies at 86
  • Terry Callier, American soul, folk and jazz guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("What Color Is Love"), dies of cancer at 67
2012 Highlights

About October 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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