What was going on in October 2012?

What was going on in October 2012?

What was going on in October 2012?

Here are the key events in United States news for the month of October 2012. First 2012 Presidential Debate Brings Boost for Romney (Oct. 3): President Obama and Mitt Romney square off in the first of three president debates. Held in Denver, Colorado, the focus of the first debate is domestic issues.

What major event happened in 2012?

July 27 – August 12 – The 2012 Summer Olympics are held in London, England, United Kingdom. July 30–31 – In the worst power outage in world history, the 2012 India blackouts leave 620 million people without power.

What happened on 1st October 2012?

1 Oct, 2012 Tourist Bus Fire in China October 1st, 2012 : Six people died after a tourist bus caught fire in Tianjin near Beijing, China. The bus ran into a truck and caught on fire, five of the deaths were German tourists.

What happened in history on 12 October?

This Day in History: October 12 The New World was “discovered” this day in 1492 when land (most likely San Salvador) was sighted in the Caribbean from the Pinta, one of the three ships that participated in Christopher Columbus’s historic voyage.

What happened on October 29th 2012?

Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest, the most destructive, and the strongest hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm inflicted nearly $70 billion (2012 USD) in damage and killed 233 people across eight countries from the Caribbean to Canada.

What happened October 2nd?

The first military engagement of the Texas War of Independence, the Battle of Gonzales, occurred on this day between Texas rebels and Mexican troops. This battle marked the beginning of Texas’ War of Independence, which resulted in the establishment of the Republic of Texas.

What happened on October 13th in history?

1854 – The state of Texas ratified a state constitution. 1924 – The play “The Guardsman” opened in New York City, NY. 1943 – During World War II, Italy signed an armistice with the Allies and declared war on Germany. 1944 – American troops entered Aachen, Germany, during World War II.

What is special on 13th October?

International Day for Disaster Reduction.

What year was Superstorm Sandy?

October 22, 2012 – November 2, 2012Hurricane Sandy / Date

Superstorm Sandy, also called Hurricane Sandy or Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy, massive storm that brought significant wind and flooding damage to Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, The Bahamas, and the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states in late October 2012.