On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 2019

Historical Events

  • California is the 1st US state to pass law banning sale and manufacture of new fur products
  • Centre-back Sergio Ramos becomes Europe's most capped male outfield soccer player (168 caps) as Spain draws 1-1 with Norway in Euro 2020 qualification in Oslo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya becomes first to run a marathon in under 2 hours (1:59:40) in Vienna, Austria; not a race by strict definition using pacesetters and pace laser markings on a doctored course

Long Distance Runner Eliud Kipchoge
Long Distance Runner
Eliud Kipchoge
  • Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on the Izu Peninsula near Tokyo, Japan, bringing record rainfall and killing at least 56 people
2019 Highlights

About October 12, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra