What Happened on September 1, 2012

Historical Events

  • Grenade injures 41 festival celebrants in Paquibato, Philippines
  • Islamist rebels seize Douentza, Mali
  • Two suicide bombings kill 12 people and wound 50 in a NATO base in Afghanistan's Sayed Abad district
  • US drone strike kills 5 people in North Waristan, Pakistan
2012 History

Famous Weddings

  • "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams (31) weds real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee (32) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Hal David, American lyricist ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"; "What The World Needs Now Is Love";"Do You Know the Way to San Jose"), dies at 91
  • Sat Mahajan, Indian politician (Rural Development Minister), dies at 85
  • Smarck Michel, Haitian Prime Minister (1994-95), dies from a brain tumour

About September 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Bom Bom - Sam & The Womp