Historical Events on October 12 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 215 of 215

  • 2005 The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched carrying Fèi Jùnlóng and Niè Hǎishèng for five days in orbit.

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2008 Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

Tennis Player Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player
Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • 2012 The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves of an African-led force to oust Islamist militants in northern Mali
  • 2012 The European Union wins the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, sparking a series of critical commentary
  • 2013 50 people are killed after a truck veers of a cliff in  La Convencion Province, Peru
  • 2013 15 people are killed by a series of explosions in a fireworks factory in Vietnam
  • 2013 Timothy Bradley defeats Juan Manuel Márquez to win the WBA Welterweight boxing title
  • 2014 Evo Morales is re-elected President of Bolivia
  • 2016 Auston Matthews becomes 1st player to score 4 goals in his NHL debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa
  • 2016 James Charles (17) becomes the 1st male face of make-up label CoverGirl
  • 2017 Plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO

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2017 Long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Sculptor
Auguste Rodin
  • 2018 20 year old Russian Evgeni Malkin scores in the 1st period to become the first NHL player in 89 years with goals in his first 6 games as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Kings, 4-3 in Los Angeles
  • 2018 Banksy work "Girl With Balloon" automatically shreds moments after being sold for 1 million pounds in London, re-named "Love is in the Bin"
  • 2018 US air strike in central Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab militants