October 12

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n October 12 a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
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Usage

In literature:

On Monday evening, October 12, a Study Circle meeting was held.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
On October 12 the Bulgars attacked.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
By October, 26 Spanish ships had joined the 12 French then at Toulon.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
His library was sold at auction in New York on the evening of October 12, 1868.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
He was conveyed to London at the beginning of October, and lingered between life and death till January 12, 1619.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
They left Janina on October 11, and reached Zitza at nightfall (Byron at 3 a.m., October 12).
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
Division on October 12 on a front extending south of Solesmes and covering Briastre.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
The date of this oldtime celebration is always October 31st, the crucial moment 12 o'clock.
"Armour's Monthly Cook Book, Volume 2, No. 12, October 1913" by Various
Therefore she was 28 years old when she made her debut in Brussels as Gilda on October 12, 1887.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
At twelve o'clock October 12, 1792, the corner-stone of the President's House was laid, but there is no record of any ceremony.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Another Convention was held at Richmond October 12, 1853.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
TO MESSRS. VAN STAPHORST, October 12, 1785 LETTER CXXVI.
"The Memoirs, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions" by Thomas Jefferson
It was passed October 12, 1871.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
On Friday, October 12, 1492, he discovered land; on Friday, January 4, 1493, he sailed on his return voyage to Spain.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
The 'Sunbeam' reached Port Elizabeth on October 12.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
On October 12 he struck the railroad at Resaca and Tilton.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Bennett, who was admitted to the Virginia Company on April 12, 1621, obtained a patent the next October.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
On October 12, Colonel Enos and the rear guard reached the Twelve Mile carrying place.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Here he landed on a Friday, October 12, 1492.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
It was dated at Roanoke, October 12, 1905, and was sent to the President of the United States.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
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In news:

On October 12, 2012 at 11:11 AM.
46 AM EDT, Fri October 12, 2012.
Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, October 12, 2005.
Janet Adkison October 12, 2012 10:18 pm.
Laura Michaels October 12, 2012 Filed under Motorhome Reviews.
Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 12, 2010.
Surya hit a critical milestone on October 12, 2011, reaching 25,000 fans on the company's official Facebook fan page, www.facebook.com/suryasocial.
The outage will take place from 12:01 am until 6:00 am, weather permitting on Friday, October 12.
Although the North Taurid Meteor Shower takes place between October 12 through December 2, tonight will be one of the few nights the meteors are actually visible.
18 PM EDT, Wed October 12, 2011.
WACO (October 12, 2012)--Convicted former tax assessor -collector A.F.
( Associated Press / October 12, 2012 ).
Cabrera Published October 12, 2012 Full size is 300 × 232 pixels.
( Patrick Raycraft / October 12, 2012 ).
He married Carol Ann (Royer) in May 1957 and she preceded him in death on October 12, 1988.
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In science:

It is a 4 channel boards with an amplitude resolution of 12 bits, a time range of 2.5 µs, an amplitude range of 1 V and a sampling rate of 2 Gs/s. A first capsule has been installed in Canfranc Underground Laboratory in October, 17th shielded with only 10 cm of low activity lead and flushed with N2 gas.
The BiPo detector for ultralow radioactivity measurements
The shared SPS beam sent a pulse of 2 neutrino bursts, each of 10.5 µsec duration, separated by 50 ms, every 12 s. A higher intensity beam expected for October 2006 did not happen because of a water leak at CERN.
Atmospheric neutrino and Long Baseline neutrino experiments
Photometry with BV I filters was obtained three times with the USNO 1.0 m telescope generally during 1997-1998. J HK data were obtained on 1998 October 12 using the IRCAM camera outfitted with the UKIRT system filters and calibrated using UKIRT standards (Hawarden et al. 2001).
Analysis of a Very Massive DA White Dwarf via the Trigonometric Parallax and Spectroscopic Methods
The allegations stem from an alleged attempt to divert a plane bringing army chief General Pervez Musharraf to Karachi from Sri Lanka on October 12.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Our last observations of Nova V1500 Cygni made at the Ostrowik station with a photoelectric photometer were performed in October 1976 (Semeniuk et al. 1977), when the star was of about 12 mag.
CCD Photometry of Nova V1500 Cygni Twenty Years After
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