On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 2012

Historical Events

  • 10 Turkish soldiers are killed and 70 injured in missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey
  • 26 people are killed in a fire in a Pemex gas facility in Reynosa, Mexico
  • The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach a deal that ends an 8-day strike.
  • World's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplant undertaken at the University of Gothenburg

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Kralick, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1964; no hitter 1962; Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians), dies from complications of strokes at 77

2012 Highlights

About September 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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