What Happened on September 30, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater, dies at 84
  • 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