On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

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? 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra