On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 2017

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin
  • Plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO

Famous Deaths

  • Grape-kun, a Humbolt penguin from Tobu Zoo, who gained fame from the anime series "Kemono Friends", dies aged 21 (Miyashiro, Saitama Prefecture, Japan).
2017 Highlights

About October 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra