What Happened on September 30, 2012

Historical Events

  • Car bomb blasts kill at least 32 people across Iraq
  • Melbourne Storm defeat the Canterbury Bulldogs in the 2012 NRL Grand Final
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Medinah CC: Europe retains Cup 14½-13½; win 8 and tie 1 of the 12 singles matches after trailing 10-6
  • Two opposition Venezuelan politicians are shot dead a week before the presidential election
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, World champion 1947-48), dies at 84
  • César Bolaños, Peruvian electro-acoustic and experimental musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Turhan Bey [Sahultavy], Austrian-born actor dubbed "The Turkish Delight" (Arabian Nights, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves), dies from Parkinson's disease at 90

About September 30, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Night - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Gangnam Style - Psy