On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2012

Historical Events

  • Anglo Platinum Limited fires 12,000 striking workers in South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Edvard Mirzoyan, Armenian composer, dies at 91
  • Keith H.S. Campbell, British biologist, dies at 58
2012 Highlights

About October 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra