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

Person of interestSteve Sabol

Steve Sabol, American filmmaker, dies from brain cancer at 69

Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol

2012 Highlights

About September 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo