On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 10,000 miners demonstrate at Lonmin mines in Marikana, South Africa
  • 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n 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

Sport awardUS 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

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Famous Deaths

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