What Happened on September 13, 2012

Historical Events

  • 19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China
  • 33,000 people are evacuated after Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts
  • Dr Mustafa Abushagur is elected as Prime Minister of Libya

Historic Event

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls for Russian punk band Pussy Riot to be freed

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Alberta), dies at 84
  • William Duckworth, American composer (Time Curve Preludes), teacher (Bucknell, 1973-2011), and internet pioneer (PitchWeb), dies of pancreatic cancer at 69
2012 Highlights

About September 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 4 months and 18 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