Historical Events In October - 12
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1992 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history linda Juster is married in Placentia California
2000 USS Cole (Destroyer) was bombed while refuling in Aden, Yemen 17 sailors lost their lives on October - 12.
2005 The second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched, carrying Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng for five days in orbit on October - 12.
2012 The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves of an African-led force to oust Islamist militants in northern Mali on October - 12.
2013 50 people are killed after a truck veers of a cliff in Â La Convencion Province, Peru on October - 12.
2014 Evo Morales is re-elected President of Bolivia on this day in history.
2017 On October - 12 plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO
2017 Long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m on October - 12.
2017 The United States announces its decision to withdraw from UNESCO, and is immediately followed by Israel on October - 12.
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 on this day in history.
2018 On October - 12 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 on this day in history.
2019 Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, the biggest storm to hit the region in decades, with over seven million people urged to evacuate on this day in history.
2020 UK PM Boris Johnson announces a new three-tier system for COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge on this day in history.