What Happened on September 10, 2012

Historical Events

  • 10,000 miners demonstrate at Lonmin mines in Marikana, South Africa
  • 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • 29 people are killed by floods and heavy rain in Vietnam
  • A left over bazooka grenade in Cambodia explodes and kills three children
  • Teachers in Chicago strike effecting 350,000 students

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Andy Murray of Scotland wins his first Grand Slam event; beats defending champion Novak Đoković 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2

Famous Deaths

  • Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), dies at 75
  • Steven Springer, American guitarist, dies from lung cancer at 60
2012 Highlights

About September 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whistle - Flo Rida
  • UK #1 Song: Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself) - Ne-Yo