What Happened on September 12, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, dies at 79