September 16, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 14 people are killed and 7 wounded by a roadside bomb Jandol, Turkey
  • 37th Toronto International Film Festival: "Silver Linings Playbook" directed by David O. Russell wins the People's Choice Award
  • 8 female civilians are killed by a NATO airstrike in Laghman, Afghanistan
  • 8 police officers are killed by a roadside bombing by Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in Turkey
  • Anti-Japanese protesters set fire to Panasonic plant in Qingdao, China
  • Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, seeks a court order to resolve a week long teachers strike

Deaths in History

  • Ragnhild Alexandra [Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen], Norwegian princess, dies of cancer at 82