October 12 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include October 12

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/tokyo-toni" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/bb3260fd-1497-402e-1f9b-f9026cb5a000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Tokyo Toni" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Family Member</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/tokyo-toni" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Tokyo Toni</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/josh-hutcherson" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c77ca934-24b0-4b3e-dc14-2973b4d7ed00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Josh Hutcherson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/josh-hutcherson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Josh Hutcherson</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alyssa-scott" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/8399971d-56bf-42ce-1fff-75f749df4300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Alyssa Scott" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Instagram Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alyssa-scott" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Alyssa Scott</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/hugh-jackman" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d9abdee8-e0e3-4a12-e094-8f968f773a00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Hugh Jackman" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/hugh-jackman" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Hugh Jackman</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>539 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fall of the Babylonian Empire</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cyrus the Great's Persian army seizes Babylon, concluding the Babylonian empire.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1279</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nichiren Shōshū Buddhism Founded</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Nichiren Shōshū branch of Buddhism is initiated in Japan.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1492</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Columbus Reaches the Caribbean</div><div class='timeline-text'>Christopher Columbus's initial expedition lands in the Caribbean, notably on San Salvador Island.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1810</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Oktoberfest Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>Munich's residents host the inaugural Oktoberfest to commemorate the wedding of Crown Prince Louis of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1901</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>The White House Renamed</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Theodore Roosevelt formally renames the "Executive Mansion" to the White House.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Multi-Person Spacecraft Launched</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Soviet Union launches Voskhod 1 into Earth's orbit, marking the first spacecraft with a multi-person crew and the first flight without pressure suits.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1973</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ford Nominated as Vice President</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Nixon nominates House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford as Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's successor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Second Chinese Human Spaceflight</div><div class='timeline-text'>China's Shenzhou 6 is launched, carrying two cosmonauts in orbit for five days.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>EU Wins Nobel Peace Prize</div><div class='timeline-text'>The European Union is awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sub Two-Hour Marathon Record</div><div class='timeline-text'>Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first individual to run a marathon in under two hours, recording a time of 1:59:40 in Vienna.</div></div></div>

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