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

Sports History

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

  • Baseball World Series: 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
  • 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
2012 Highlights

About October 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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