On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 13 people are killed after a Sudanese military aeroplane crashes near Khartoum
  • ICC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Colombo: Jess Cameron's 45 from 34 balls leads Australia to 142/4; beat England 138/9 to win by 4 runs to retain WC
  • New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees breaks Johnny Unitas' NFL record for consecutive games with a TD pass (48) when he connects with Devery Henderson in Saints 31-24 win over San Diego at the SuperDome
  • S├ębastien Loeb wins the World Rally Championship for the ninth consecutive year

Famous Weddings

  • Media personality Jack Osbourne (26) weds Lisa Stelly on the Big Island of Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • John Tchicai, Danish jazz saxophonist and composer, dies at 76
  • Mervyn Dymally, Trinidadian-born American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1981-93), dies at 86