On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 2012

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

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
2012 Highlights

About October 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio