On This Day: October 12th
This is 285th day of the year and 80 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—13 Tishri 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 14th day of the 9th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev created a disturbance at the U.N. General Assembly by pounding his desk with his shoe.
Samuel Elmer Imeschemist, physicist
Elmer Ambrose Sperryinventor
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