What Happened on October 7, 2012

Historical Events

  • 13 people are killed after a Sudanese military aeroplane crashes near Khartoum
  • ICC Men's Cricket T20 World Cup, Colombo: West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs for first title; Player of the Series: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson (249 runs • 11 wickets)
  • 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

NFL Record

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

  • Sébastien Loeb wins the World Rally Championship for the ninth consecutive year
2012 History

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 (New York Art Quartet), dies at 76
  • Mervyn Dymally, Trinidadian-born American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1981-93), dies at 86

About October 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 11 months and 22 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: Diamonds - Rihanna