What Happened on December 12th, 2003

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jean Chretien formally resigns as the Prime Minister of Canada

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Paul Martin becomes the Prime Minister of Canada

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin

Famous Deaths

  • Heydər Əliyev, President of Azerbaijan (b. 1923)
  • Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate (b. 1926)
  • Keiko, orca (killer whale), star of Free Willy (b. 1976)