What Happened on October 4, 2012

Historical Events

  • 19 people are killed after being buried by a landslide in Yunnan, China

Sports History

7-time Formula 1 world drivers champion Michael Schumacher of Germany announces his retirement from racing at the end of the season

  • Jordan’s King Abdullah dissolves parliament in preparation for new elections
  • Turkey’s parliament approves cross-border military operations in Syria
2012 History

About October 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 28 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