On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev

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? 8 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo