What Happened on September 5, 2012

Historical Events

  • 25 are killed and 4 wounded after an ammunition store exploded in Afyon, Turkey
  • 54 people are killed and 50 injured after a firecracker factory explodes in Nadu
  • Austerity measure requires Greece to increase its maximum working days to six per week

Famous Deaths

  • Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Games People Play"; "Walk A Mile In My Shoes"), dies from heart failure at 72
2012 Highlights

About September 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Wings - Little Mix