What Happened on December 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach one billion views on YouTube
  • 39 people are killed in violent clashes in Kenya
  • The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar reaches the date
  • The NHL announces a further cancellation of games until January 14 brining the total number of cancelled games to 625

Famous Weddings

  • "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion (51) weds fine-arts photographer Rubem Robierb (35) at the couple's apartment in Manhattan
  • "McFly" drummer Harry Judd (27) weds former Escala violinist Izzy Johnston (29) at St Nicholas Church in Harpenden, Herts
  • "Rolling Stones" guitarist Ronnie Wood (65) weds theater producer Sally Humphreys (34) at Dorchester Hotel in London
  • CNN anchor Erin Burnett (36) weds finance executive David Rubulotta (42) in New York City Hall