What Happened on October 6, 2012

Historical Events

Sports History

New Zealand wins inaugural Rugby Championship with a 32-16 win over South Africa in Johannesburg; undefeated All Blacks score 4 tries to 1 with Dan Carter booting 3 conversions, a penalty & dropped goal

Event of Interest

Paolo Gabriele, Pope Benedict XVI's butler, is found guilty of leaking confidential documents and is sentenced to 18 months imprisonment

  • The Leeds Rhinos defeat the Warrington Wolves 26-18 to win the 2012 Super League grand final
2012 History

Famous Weddings

Audra McDonald

Former "Private Practice" actress Audra McDonald (42) weds Broadway star Will Swenson (38) in Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Chadli Bendjedid, Algerian president, dies from cancer at 83
  • Raoul de Keyser, Flemish painter, dies at 82

About October 6, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 11 months and 24 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