What Happened on October 12, 2020

Historical Events

  • China announces it will test entire city of Qingdao, 9 million people, for COVID-19 within five days after a dozen cases discovered
  • Nobel Prize for Economics awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for their contributions to auction theory

COVID-19 Pandemic

UK PM Boris Johnson announces a new three-tier system for COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge


Famous Deaths

  • Nevzat Güzelırmak, Turkish soccer defender (18 caps; Göztepe) and manager (Denizlispor; Turkey U21), dies at 78
2020 Highlights

About October 12, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 x Jason Derulo
  • UK #1 Song: Mood - 24kGoldn Ft. Iann Dior