What Happened on October 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15 people are killed and 33 injured by a series of Baghdad car bombings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Serena Williams wins her 3rd season ending tennis title; beats Maria Sharapova of Russia 6–4, 6–3 in the WTA Championship decider in Istanbul, Turkey

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Pablo Sandoval is named MLB 2012 World Series MVP.
  • San Francisco beats Detroit, 4-3 in 10 innings in Game 4 at Comerica Park; sweep Tigers, 4-0 for Giants' 2nd Baseball World Series in 3 years; SF 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval MVP
  • Syrian ceasefire collapses and 128 people are killed in ongoing civil war violence

Famous Weddings

  • Bristol Palin's former fiance Levi Johnston (21) weds Sunny Oglesby (20) at Settlers Bay Lodge in Wasilla, Alaska

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Dellal, British property investor/multi-millionaire, dies from natural causes at 83