October 12th: What is special about this date?

October 12th marks the 285th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 286th in case of leap years). There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on October 12th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to October 12th and what happened on October 12th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 12th.


October 12th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On October 12th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Hugh Jackman
    Hugh Jackman (1968)

    Australian producer and actor who is involved with film, musical theatre and television.

  • Josh Hutcherson
    Josh Hutcherson (1992)

    Josh hutcherson is an american actor known for his role as peeta mellark in the hunger games film series.

  • Young Jeezy
    Young Jeezy (1977)

    Young jeezy, also known as jeezy, is an american rapper and actor known for his contributions to the hip-hop genre and his hit singles such...

  • Brigitte Lahaie
    Brigitte Lahaie (1955)

    French radio talk show host, actress in mainstream films and former pornographic actor of x-rated movies.

  • Akshara Haasan
    Akshara Haasan (1991)

    Indian film actress known for her work in Tamil cinema.

  • Luciano Pavarotti
    Luciano Pavarotti (1935)

    He is an italian operatic tenor who has been a star for hundreds of recordings and international performances.

  • Doona Bae
    Doona Bae (1979)

    Doona bae is a south korean actress known for her roles in popular films such as the host and cloud atlas.

  • Tyler Blackburn
    Tyler Blackburn (1986)

    Tyler blackburn is a tv actor known for his role as caleb rivers in the tv series pretty little liars.

  • Kirk Cameron
    Kirk Cameron (1970)

    American actor best known for his role in the abc sitcom "growing pains" as the loving, wholesome child.

  • Susan Anton
    Susan Anton (1950)

    American actress, singer and dancer.

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October 12th: who died on this date?

On October 12th the following celebrities died:

  • John Denver
    John Denver (1997)

    American folk singer, recording artist and club performer.

  • Sonja Henie
    Sonja Henie (1969)

    The norwegian champion ice skater, with over 257 medals and cups.

  • Joan Leslie
    Joan Leslie (2015)

    American actress, dancer, and vaudevillian (b. 1925).

  • Sheila Florance
    Sheila Florance (1991)

    Australian actress in television and film (born 1916).

  • Leon Ames
    Leon Ames (1993)

    Actor (father to the bride), passes away at 91 after suffering a stroke.

  • Conchata Ferrell
    Conchata Ferrell (2020)

    American actress (d. 2020).

  • Nat Pendleton
    Nat Pendleton (1967)

    Olympic wrestler/actor (reckless) dies at 72.

  • Doris Davenport
    Doris Davenport (1977)

    Actress (behind the news westerner), dies in 81.

  • Aline MacMahon
    Aline MacMahon (1991)

    Us actress, backdoor to heaven, dies at 92.

  • Johnny Olson
    Johnny Olson (1985)

    American game show announcer price is right, dies at 75.

  • See all famous people who died on October 12th


October 12th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On October 12th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Libra according to the Western Zodiac.

Libra zodiac sign

October 12th: what is special about the Libra sign?

The Libra sign encompasses people born between September 23rd and October 22nd.

You can discover Libra's personality traits and attitude and Libra's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Libra born in October discover why October born are so special.


October 12th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on October 12th in history:

  • Oct 12, 1903: Lyric Theater opens at 213 W 42nd St, New York City
  • Oct 12, 1918: Forest fire in Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin kills about 800
  • Oct 12, 1926: British miners agree to end their strike.
  • Oct 12, 1928: An iron lung respirator is used for the first time at Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Oct 12, 1953: US and Greece signs peace treaty
  • Oct 12, 1971: Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 711 performances
  • Oct 12, 1972: Hurry, Harry opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • Oct 12, 1979: Pressure in nucleus of tropical cyclone at Guam hits record 870 hpa
  • Oct 12, 1980: 7 stabbed at Blood, Sweat and Tears concert in LA
  • Oct 12, 2003: China launches Shenzhou 5, its first manned space mission.
  • Oct 12, 2005: Referendum on the proposed new constitution for Iraq is held.
  • Oct 12, 2007: Oracle announces hostile bid for BEA company at US$6.7 billion

What day of the year is October 12th?

October 12th marks the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 286th in case of leap years).

There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year.

October 12th is the 12th day of the month of October.