October 12th is the 285th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day 51 people were killed after a truck veered off of a cliff in Peru; Japan's former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei was found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from the Lockheed Corporation, and a huge forest fire killed 453 people in Minnesota. Famous October 12th birthdays include Luciano Pavarotti and track and field star Marion Jones. Today is National Coaches Day and National Farmers Day.
We have 4 holidays listed for October 12.
Take a moment to appreciate all the farmers who work tirelessly to feed us year round.
National Gumbo Day
It’s a time to appreciate this heavily seasoned, savory state dish of Louisiana.
National Pulled Pork Day
Pork. Cooked. Slowly. Celebrate this classic Texas-style dish, and bring along your favorite barbecue sauce!