On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 2015

Historical Events

  • 12 tourists mistaken for militants, are killed by Egyptian forces in Egypts Western Desert
  • Jeremy Corbyn is elected leader of the UK Labour party
  • US Open Women's Tennis: In an all-Italian final Flavia Pennetta wins her only Grand Slam title; beats Roberta Vinci 7-6, 4-7, 6-2; first Italian to win US title

Famous Deaths

  • Bryn Merrick, British musician (The Damned), dies at 56
  • Frank D. Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses), dies at 89
  • Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, dies at 79
2015 Highlights

About September 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Easy Love - Sigala