What Happened on October 12, 2016

Historical Events

  • Auston Matthews becomes 1st player to score 4 goals in his NHL debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa
  • James Charles (17) becomes the 1st male face of make-up label CoverGirl

Famous Deaths

  • (William) "Sonny" Sanders, American soul vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer (Jackie Wilson), dies at 77

About October 12, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur