On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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, dies from heart failure at 72