On This Day

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
Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • 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