October 12: Day of the Week
October 12, 2020 was the 286th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 80 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1398The Treaty of Salynas is signed between Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the Teutonic Knights, who received Samogitia.
- 1793The cornerstone of Old East, the oldest state university building in the United States, is laid on the campus of the University of North Carolina
- 1822Peter I of Brazil is proclaimed the emperor of the Brazil
- 1901President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the “Executive Mansion” to the White House.
- 1928An iron lung respirator is used for the first time at Children’s Hospital, Boston
- 1933The United States Army Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island, is acquired by the United States Department of Justice
- 1968Equatorial Guinea becomes independent from Spain
- 1988Two officers of the Victoria Police are gunned down executional style in the Walsh Street police shootings, Australia.
- 1991Askar Akayev, previously chosen President of Kyrgyzstan by republic’s Supreme Soviet, is confirmed president in an uncontested poll.
- 1997Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.
Who were born on October 12?
- 1576Thomas Dudley, English-born American colonial magistrate (d. 1653)
- 1893Velvalee Dickinson, American spy (d. 1980)
- 1935Don Howe, English football player and manager
- 1955Ante Gotovina, Croatian general
- 1955Jane Siberry, Canadian musician
- 1960Hiroyuki Sanada, Japanese actor
- 1962John Coleman, English football manager and player
- 1969Judit Mascó, Spanish model
- 1991Nicolao Dumitru, Italian footballer
- 1992Taylor Horn, American singer
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