What Happened on October 3, 2012

Historical Events

  • 34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria
  • Miguel Cabrera goes 0 for 2 in a 1-0 Tigers win v Royals to end the season as MLB's first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967; leads AL with .330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBI

Sports History

Star Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo scores his first Champions League hat-trick in Real Madrid's 4-1 win against Ajax in Amsterdam


Famous Deaths

  • (Kathryn) "Kathi" McDonald, American blues and rock singer (Ike & Tina Turner Revue; Big Brother & The Holding Company), and songwriter, dies at 64
2012 Highlights

About October 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Gangnam Style - Psy