What Happened on December 12th, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent 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

Event of interestEvent 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)