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October 12 is the 285th (286th in leap years) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year.
Main category: 12 October
1492 - First landing of Christopher Columbus in America
1920 - A huge crowd gathers outside the New York Times building in Times Square to hear play-by-play bulletins of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Brooklyn Robins
1945 - Dwight D. Eisenhower at Prague Ruzyne Airport
Main category: October 12 births
Main category: October 12 deaths
1961 - West German sign protesting the death of Kurt Lichtenstein: "Here on 12 October 1961 a German was sneakily murdered by Germans on Ulbricht's command!"
Holidays and observances
Main category: October holidays and observances
- "On This Day". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved on 2015-06-22.